stop up

phrasal verb
stopped up; stopping up; stops up

Definition of stop up

British, informal
: to stay up at night She stopped up late last night.

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“Stop up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stop%20up. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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