: nervously upset : agitated

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shook-up was in 1897

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“Shook-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shook-up. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

shook-up

adjective
ˌshu̇k-ˈəp
: nervously upset : agitated

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