1 knock up Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 2 votes)
To impregnate, especially out of wedlock. See knocked up.

I guess his summer plans are shot now that he knocked his girlfriend up.

2 knock up Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 3 votes)
To exhaust; wear out; weary; beat; tire out; to fatigue until unable to do more.
3 knock up Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 3 votes)
To become exhausted or worn out; to fail of strength; to become wearied, as with labor; to give out.
4 knock up Rate this phrase:(3.00 / 1 vote)
In the morning as by knocking at the door; rouse; call; summon; also, to go door-to-door on election day to persuade a candidate's supporters to go to the polling station and vote. See also knocker up.
5 knock up Rate this phrase:(3.00 / 1 vote)
To gently hit the ball back and forth before a tennis match, as practice or warm-up, and to gauge the state of the playing surface, lighting, etc. See knock-up.

Official Knock up: if the players knock up together a maximum of five minutes shall be permitted; if they knock up separately each player shall be permitted to knock up for a maximum of five minutes. The Tennis & Rackets Association - Tournament Rules

6 knock up Rate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)
To put together, fabricate, or assemble, particularly if done hastily or temporarily. See also knock together.

I'll just knock up a quick demo for the sales presentation.


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