roll up! Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “roll up!” - English Dictionary

"roll up!" in British English

See all translations

roll up!

UK old-fashioned said, ​especially in the past, by someone who ​wantedpeople to come and ​pay to ​look at something ​unusual or ​interesting: "Roll up! Roll up! Come and ​see the ​amazingbeardedlady!" ​shouted the ​circus man.

roll up

phrasal verb with roll uk   /rəʊl/  us   /roʊl/ verb
to ​arrive at a ​particularplace or ​event, usually late: They ​rolled up at the ​party two ​hours late and ​ratherdrunk.

roll-upnoun [C]

uk   /ˈrəʊl.ʌp/  us   /ˈroʊl-/ UK
a ​cigarette that you make by ​wrapping a ​piece of ​paper around some ​tobacco
(Definition of roll up! from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"roll-up" in Business English

See all translations

roll-upadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈrəʊlʌp/ FINANCE
used to describe a ​loan on which you do not ​payinterest while you are ​paying back the principle (= ​amountborrowed), 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)
Translations of “roll up!”
in Chinese (Simplified) 手卷的纸烟…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手捲的紙煙…
What is the pronunciation of roll up!?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“roll up!” in English

Word of the Day


a large group of soldiers who form a part of an army, especially the ancient Roman army

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

conversational user interface noun
conversational user interface noun
November 30, 2015
a computer interface that provides information to users in normal, conversational speech in response to spoken requests Nearly every major tech company—from Amazon to Intel to Microsoft to Google—is chasing the sort of conversational user interface that Kaplan and his colleagues at PARC imagined decades ago.

Read More