Definition of shack verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

shack

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ʃæk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃæk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they shack
BrE BrE//ʃæk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃæk//
 
he / she / it shacks
BrE BrE//ʃæks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃæks//
 
past simple shacked
BrE BrE//ʃækt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃækt//
 
past participle shacked
BrE BrE//ʃækt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃækt//
 
-ing form shacking
BrE BrE//ˈʃækɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃækɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin late 19th cent.: perhaps from Mexican jacal, Nahuatl xacatli ‘wooden hut’. The early sense of the verb was ‘live in a shack’ (originally a US usage). Phrasal Verbsshack up with somebody
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shack