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) To make something into a particular shape, especially cylindrical or fold-like.
    The shopkeeper had to roll up the poster to make it easier to carry.
    I am going to roll up this weed into a joint.
    He rolled up his shirt sleeves.
  2. (transitive) To close (a car window).
  3. (transitive) To make into a bundle.
  4. (role-playing games, intransitive) To roll the dice necessary to create a character for a game, especially a role-playing game.
  5. (intransitive) To 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. (Britain, 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.

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