knock up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyknock up
he/she/itknocks up
present participleknocking up
past tenseknocked up
past participleknocked up
  1. 1
    British informal same as knock1

    It doesn’t take long to knock up some pasta.

  2. 2
    British informal to wake or call someone by knocking on their door
See also main entry: knock