Meaning of “ride up” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “ride up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ride up

phrasal verb with ride us /rɑɪd/ verb [ I/T ] past tense rode /roʊd/ , past participle ridden /ˈrɪd·ən/


(of a piece of clothing) to move toward the top of the body:

That sweater rides up in the back.


to travel toward someone or something on an animal, bicycle, or motorcycle:

Julie rode up on a mustang.
The boys rode up close to the group, then got off their bikes and walked.

(Definition of “ride up” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)