tear up

verb

Definition of tear up 

transitive verb

1 : to damage, remove, or effect an opening in tore up the street to lay a new water main

2 : to perform or compete with great success on, in, or against couples tearing up the dance floor a batter who's tearing up the league

First Known Use of tear up

1620, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of tear up was in 1620

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