beat up Rate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)
To cause by some other means, injuries comparable to the result of being beaten up.

Additional definitions for 'beat up':

beat upTo give a severe beating to.
beat upTo alarm by a sudden attack.
beat upTo sail to windward using a series of alternate tacks across the wind.
beat upTo feel badly guilty and accuse oneself over something. Usually followed by over.
beat upRepeatedly bomb a military target or targets.
beat upTo get something done, derived from the idea of beating for game.
beat upTo verbally assault repeatedly.
See them all »


Find a translation for the beat up phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similiar to beat up

Discuss this beat up phrase with the community:


Use the citation below to add this beat up definition to your bibliography:


"beat up." STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 17 Oct. 2018. <>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.