knocked up

adj, vb
1.
American
(to be) made pregnant.
Amateur lexicologists never tire of pointing out the possibility of confusion between the American sense and the innocently colloquial British sense of waken (someone) up.
► 'Garp? My daughter got knocked up by a goddam fish?' (The World According to Garp, US film, 1982)
2.
Australian
(to be) exhausted

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Knocked Up — Título Lío embarazoso (España) Ligeramente embarazada (Hispanoamérica) Ficha técnica Dirección Judd Apatow Producción Judd Apatow Shauna Robertson …   Wikipedia Español

  • Knocked Up — Infobox Film name = Knocked Up caption = Theatrical release poster director = Judd Apatow producer = Judd Apatow Shauna Robertson Seth Rogen Evan Goldberg writer = Judd Apatow starring = Seth Rogen Katherine Heigl Paul Rudd Leslie Mann music =… …   Wikipedia

  • Knocked Up — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Beim ersten Mal Originaltitel: Knocked Up Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 2007 Länge: 129 (unrated 133) Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • knocked up — 1. mod. battered; beaten. □ Sally was a little knocked up by the accident. □ This book is a little knocked up, so I’ll lower the price. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ Bill was knocked up and didn’t want to drive …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Knocked — Knock Knock (n[o^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Knocked} (n[o^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Knocking}.] [OE. knoken, AS. cnocian, cnucian; prob. of imitative origin; cf. Sw. knacka. Cf. {Knack}.] 1. To drive or be driven against something; to strike against… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knocked Up — En cloque, mode d emploi En cloque, mode d emploi Titre original Knocked Up Réalisation Judd Apatow Acteurs principaux Seth Rogen Katherine Heigl Paul Rudd Leslie Mann Jason Segel Scénario Judd Apatow Musique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • knocked in — mod. arrested. (Underworld.) □ Would you believe that Rocko has never been knocked in? □ When Lefty was knocked in, they found his heater on him …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • knocked — adj British rebuffed, rejected, disappointed. In this sense the term is a shortening of the col loquial knocked back . It was in use among teenagers from the late 1990s. Bumped is a synonym …   Contemporary slang

  • knocked-up — /nɒkt ˈʌp/ (say nokt up) adjective 1. exhausted; fatigued. 2. pregnant. Also, (especially in predicative use), knocked up …   Australian English dictionary

  • knocked up — adjective pregnant , typically outside of marriage …   Wiktionary

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