Definition of knees-up in English:


Syllabification: knees-up


[in singular] British informal
  • A lively party or gathering: we had a bit of a knees-up last night
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    • I love entertaining, and would rather have a dinner party than a knees-up any day!
    • Whether you are throwing a grand soirée or a small knees-up in your front room, there is nothing worse than being at a party lit like a police station.
    • One of the many events held last week to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee was a knees-up organised by Bedford Community Retirement Group.

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