Definitions for strike up

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word strike up

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sound off, strike up(verb)

    start playing

    "The musicians struck up a tune"

  2. strike up(verb)


    "strike up a conversation"; "strike up a friendship"


  1. strike up(Verb)

    To start something with somebody else. Usually a conversation or relationship.

  2. strike up(Verb)

    To start something, usually playing live music.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Reid Bigland:

    Under normal circumstances, when it comes to Canadian manufacturing, when the Canadian dollar goes down it's really an opportunity to strike up the band, unfortunately the (Canadian) dollar has been strong for so long that a lot of the band has left.

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