Hock in a sentence as a noun

But instead they hock that "Fresh Paint" program, which isn't bad but is no ArtRage or Painter.

Great stuff: we do ad-hock versions of this in a few of our applications.

Bigger point: ads amount to not being paid for your work on your site but just being paid to hock **** to suckers.

Probably no on the Subway gift card because they'd probably just find some way to hock it. I'd stick with actual food.

And since college loans aren't dischargeable, you get to keep the student in hock for the rest of their life!

That way you are only in hock for 2 years, not 5.- Marry someone and don't tell them about the debt until it's too late.

However, if you don't ask, and just put yourself horribly into hock to pay them, they'll take the money.

So, cheer up: you could have been a couple more steps down the road, and a couple hundred thousand dollars in hock to the lawyers too.

Results like this could be pruned out under the same reasoning that punishes sites that hock sketchy pharmaceuticals.

Yeah, I don't have any stats at hand but docs-in-training I know seem to see themselves as being somewhere around $200k in hock for all the training.

Hock in a sentence as a verb

> people trying to jam new theory into already crammed areasThose 'theories' are very limited in scope, ad-hock theories.

But they're loaned money in order to get a jump start on the lifestyle that their more senior colleagues enjoy, putting them in hock to the firm.

On one hand you have the wealthy and super-wealthy insulated from economic shock and personal debt.

As soon as you have arbitrary one to many relationships you have relational data so there are a lot of add hock systems out there.

I'm so sick of hearing about VC funding, growth-hacking, hock-sticks, and user-acquisition and all in the name of an exit strategy.

But, games frequently need 1:M or M:M relationships between things like factions, so there are plenty of addhock API's out there that fit the relational data model.

Studies and experiments are frequently based on 'pragmatic', ad-hock assumptions that are easy to confirm but irrelevant.

On the other hand you have a class of people who seem 'middle-class' but who are in hock for housing and education and stand a small distance away - a job loss, a serious illness - from disaster.

What the **** is wrong with Microsoft's marketing departments?I'm to understand that Pawn Shops won't exchange the used Chromebook you bought for your mom but then decided to, what, steal back so you could put it in hock in order to scrape together enough cash to get a bus to Hollywood where you'll wait tables for six years whilst failing audition after audition before finally being shat out the butt end of the porn industry?I bet the Chromebook doesn't even make people dance in board meetings like the Surface apparently does.

Hock definitions


any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)

See also: Rhenish


tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle

See also: hock-joint


leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"

See also: pawn soak


disable by cutting the hock