— phrasal verb with stay uk /steɪ/ us /steɪ/ verb
- I stayed up to watch the Olympics on television.
- The kids were allowed to stay up till midnight on New Year's Eve.
- I'll be late home so don't stay up waiting for me.
- We stayed up till 3.00, chatting about old times.
- These days if I stay up late one night I'm exhausted the next morning.