1. An agreement, secured through bribery, chicanery, intimidation, whereby a criminal indictment is quashed,or the severeity of a sentence or of a charge lessened. "The fix is in. Don't take no plea (plead guilty to a lesser offence). The worst you'll score for (get) is a draw (suspended sentence)." 2. Any arrangement by which laws, rules, or regulations are circumvented; or by which penalties are evaded; the alzo. "Mickey Mouse from uptown and his mob got a license (police permission) to hustle (steal) on the cannon (picking pockets) here. The fix is in solid."

- american underworld dictionary - 1950