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knock someone up

Slang definitions & phrases for knock someone up

knock someone up

verb phrase

  1. To make pregnant (1813+)
  2. To awaken someone; arouse by knocking •Fr a British term meaning to awaken someone with a knock at the door (1663+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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