Meaning of “roll up!” in the English Dictionary

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"roll up!" in British English

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roll up!

UK old-fashioned

said, especially in the past, by someone who wanted people to come and pay to look at something unusual or interesting:

"Roll up! Roll up! Come and see the amazing bearded lady!" shouted the circus man.

roll-upnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈrəʊl.ʌp/ us /ˈroʊl.ʌp/ UK

a cigarette that you make by wrapping a piece of paper around some tobacco

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

"roll-up" in Business English

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roll-upadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈrəʊlʌp/ us FINANCE

used to describe a loan on which you do not pay interest while you are paying back the principle (= amount borrowed), but pay it at the end of the period of the loan:

a roll-up mortgage

(Definition of “roll-up” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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