roll up

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roll up!

  1. An exclamation used to get people's attention to sell something.
    Roll up, roll up, pies for sale.

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roll up (third-person singular simple present rolls up, present participle rolling up, simple past and past participle rolled up)

  1. (transitive) Make into a cylinder by rolling
    The shopkeeper had to roll up the poster to make it easier to carry.
  2. (transitive) Make into a bundle
  3. (transitive) This term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    As it was hot, I rolled up the sleeves on my shirt.
  4. (intransitive) Arrive by vehicle, usually by car
    We thought Jim would be late for the wedding, but then we saw him roll up in front of the the church in his Mercedes.

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roll up (plural roll ups)

  1. (UK, informal) A self-made cigarette from tobacco and rolling paper. (Sometimes spelt as roll-up.)
    I smoke roll ups rather than cigs, because they are cheaper.