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ton-up Line breaks: ton-up
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌnʌp/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of ton-up in English:

adjective

[attributive] British informal
1(Of a person) fond of travelling at high speed.
Example sentences
  • In other words, if some ton-up car thief decides he's going to put people's lives at risk, he'd better make sure I don't get close enough to ram him off the road.
2Achieving a score of 100 or more: Derby’s ton-up striker
More example sentences
  • Poppleton Ponds is in brilliant form with many ton-up hauls being taken by mid-week pleasure anglers.
  • Thierry Henry joined Dennis Bergkamp as a member of Arsenal's ton-up club as the reigning champions re-established a five-point lead at the top of the Premiership.
  • The ‘method’ should be a real killer on this water and ton-up bags are well within reach.

Words that rhyme with ton-up

run-up, sun-up

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