knocked up

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"pregnant", typically outside of marriage
Simple past tense and past participle of knock up
knock up
To become exhausted or worn out; to fail of strength; to become wearied, as with labor; to give out

the horses were beginning to knock up under the fatigue of such severe service….

knock up
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.

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

The day being exceedingly hot, the want of food had knocked up my followers….

knock up
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

I didn't knock you up when I came in,’ Peregrine said. ‘There seemed no point. It was getting light. I just thought I’d leave the note to wake me at seven. And oddly enough I did sleep. Heavily.’.

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

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

knock up
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.

knock up
make pregnant; "He impregnated his wife again"
knock up
(Slang) arouse, awaken; build or cook something quickly; exhaust; drain; make a woman pregnant (Vulgar Slang)
knocked up

    Turkish pronunciation

    näkt ʌp

    Pronunciation

    /ˈnäkt ˈəp/ /ˈnɑːkt ˈʌp/

    Etymology

    [ 'näk ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English knoken, from Old English cnocian; akin to Middle High German knochen to press.

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