shake up

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

shake up

transitive verb

Definition of SHAKE UP

1
obsolete :  chide, scold
2
:  to jar by or as if by a physical shock <the collision shook up both drivers>
3
:  to effect an extensive and often drastic reorganization of

Examples of SHAKE UP

  1. <the news that we had failed the auto inspection shook us up>

First Known Use of SHAKE UP

1538

Rhymes with SHAKE UP

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