Definition of Roll up
1. Verb. Form into a cylinder by rolling. "Roll up the cloth"
Related verbs: Roll
Generic synonyms: Change Form, Change Shape, Deform
Specialized synonyms: Douse, Reef, Bolt, Gather In, Take In, Brail
2. Verb. Get or gather together. "They roll up the money in the closet"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
Specialized synonyms: Run Up, Corral, Collect, Pull In, Come Up, Scrape, Scrape Up, Scratch, Chunk, Lump, Bale, Catch, Fund, Fund
Generic synonyms: Hive Away, Lay In, Put In, Salt Away, Stack Away, Stash Away, Store
Derivative terms: Accumulation, Accumulation, Accumulative, Accumulative, Collecting, Collection, Compilation, Compilation
3. Verb. Arrive in a vehicle:. "He rolled up in a black Mercedes"
4. Verb. Make into a bundle. "He bundled up his few possessions"
5. Verb. Close (a car window) by causing it to move up, as with a handle. "She rolled up the window when it started to rain"
6. Verb. Form a cylinder by rolling. "Roll up a banner"
7. Verb. Show certain properties when being rolled. "Dried-out tobacco rolls badly"
Definition of Roll up
1. Interjection. An exclamation used to get people's attention to sell something. ¹
2. Verb. (transitive) Make into a cylinder by rolling ¹
3. Verb. (transitive) Make into a bundle ¹
4. Verb. (transitive) ¹
5. Verb. (intransitive) Arrive by vehicle, usually by car ¹
6. Noun. (British informal) A self-made cigarette from tobacco and rolling paper. ''(Sometimes spelt as roll-up.)'' ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Roll up
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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"Oh, take off yer coat and roll up yer sleeve, Jordan am a hard road to ... Take off yer coat and roll up yer sleeve, Jordan am a hard road to ..."
2. Can Grande's Castle by Amy Lowell (1918)
"They roll up out of the horizon, tiered, stately. Sixty-four great thunder-clouds, more perhaps, throwing their shadows over ten miles of sea. ..."
3. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"... то BUNDLE ГР ; ta- to roll up the straying ends ; gather r*fbm'ti<mba, roll up the cloth, there it is yanga, he stole my fowl — ie, ..."