shake up

transitive verb

Definition of shake up

  1. 1 obsolete :  chide, scold

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

  3. 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>

1538

First Known Use of shake up

1538



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