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


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