Definition of wake-up in English:

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[in singular]
An instance of a person waking up or being woken up: the wake-up comes in the dark before dawn [as modifier]: tables full of men sipping a wake-up Armagnac
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  • In addition to getting your room info, you can choose a wake-up time and even arrange for the hotel's airport shuttle service to pick you up at the airport.
  • I made myself a strong wake-up coffee, and called them.
  • Our body clock responds to an imitation sunrise by accelerating the wake-up processes.


be a wake-up

Australian /NZ informal Be fully alert or aware: I’m a wake-up to you

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