- phraseBritish1.having sex. A coy euphemism typically used by schoolchildren or the middle-aged.2.committing a crime or crimes, or engaged in a confidence trick. A mild euphemism typically used by police offic-ers or criminals themselves, from the common colloquialism 'at it again', refer-ring to any repeated and troublesome activity.► 'Joey Ganguli is at it all the time. He...earns his rolls of cash in the middle of the Asian gang wars...in the East End of London.' (Guardian, 15 April 2004)
Contemporary slang . 2014.