shoot up

verb

Definition of shoot up

transitive verb
1 :to shoot or shoot at especially recklessly
  • cowboys shooting up the town
2 :to inject (a narcotic drug) into a vein
intransitive verb
:to inject a narcotic into a vein

shoot-up

play \ˈshüt-ˌəp\ noun

Examples of shoot up in a Sentence

  1. gas prices shot up seemingly overnight

First Known Use of shoot up

1890


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