call-up

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

call–up

noun \ˈkl-ˌəp\

sports : a decision to bring an athlete to play in a higher league

: a player who is brought up to a higher league

: an order telling someone to report for military service

Full Definition of CALL-UP

1
:  an order to report for military service
2
:  a baseball player brought up to a major league team from the minor leagues

First Known Use of CALL-UP

1940

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