Definitions for knock up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impregnate, knock up, bang up, prang up(verb)

    make pregnant

    "He impregnated his wife again"

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  1. knock up(Verb)

    To put together, fabricate, or assemble, particularly if done hastily or temporarily. See also knock together.

  2. knock up(Verb)

    To awaken (someone) 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.

  3. knock up(Verb)

    To exhaust; wear out; weary; beat; tire out; to fatigue until unable to do more.

  4. knock up(Verb)

    To become exhausted or worn out; to fail of strength; to become wearied, as with labor; to give out.

  5. knock up(Verb)

    To impregnate, especially out of wedlock. See knocked up.

  6. knock up(Verb)

    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.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

knock up

(of opponents in a tennis match) to have a short practice before starting on the match (nounˈknock-up ).

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