shake up

verb

Definition of shake up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 obsolete :  chide, scold

  3. 2 :  to jar by or as if by a physical shock the collision shook up both drivers

  4. 3 :  to effect an extensive and often drastic reorganization of

Examples of shake up in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of shake up

1538



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