knock up

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knock up

1. rude slang To impregnate someone. A noun or pronoun can be used between "knock" and "up." I really hope I didn't knock her up—I'm not ready to be a dad!
2. To awaken or call for someone by knocking at their door. A noun or pronoun can be used between "knock" and "up." Primarily heard in the UK. I can knock you up when my alarm goes off.
See also: knock, up

knocked up

1. rude slang Pregnant. I really hope she isn't knocked up—I'm not ready to be a dad!
2. Damaged or harmed. That box got a little knocked up when it fell off the shelf.
3. slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really knocked up!
See also: knock, up

knock someone up

Inf. to make a woman pregnant. (See also knocked up.) They say it was Willie who knocked her up. He did not knock up Sue. I did.
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knocked up

 
1. Lit. battered; beaten. Sally was a little knocked up by the accident. This book is a little knocked up, so I'll lower the price.
2. Sl. intoxicated. Bill was knocked up and didn't want to drive. Wow, was that guy knocked up!
3. Inf. pregnant; made pregnant. Sue got knocked up but won't say who the father is.
See also: knock, up

knock up

1. Make pregnant, as in The young girl said she was afraid of getting knocked up. [Slang; early 1800s]
2. Injure or damage, as in This coffee table got all knocked up in the moving van.
See also: knock, up

knock up

v.
1. Vulgar Slang To make someone pregnant.
2. Chiefly British To wake up or summon someone, as by knocking at the door: The hotel clerk knocked me up at 7:00 in the morning.
See also: knock, up

knocked up

1. mod. battered; beaten. Sally was a little knocked up by the accident.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Bill was knocked up and didn’t want to drive.
3. mod. pregnant. Taylor got knocked up again.
See also: knock, up