Meaning of rolled-up in English:


Pronunciation /ˌrəʊldˈʌp/


  • 1Of a flexible object: moved or wound into a more or less cylindrical or spherical shape; turned in on itself; coiled, curled, or folded up.

  • 2Of a sleeve or trouser leg: folded over on itself a number of times to as to be made shorter. Also of a garment: having an edge folded over in this way.

  • 3Finance
    (chiefly British). Designating interest (on a mortgage or other loan) on which payment has been deferred, which is added to the overall debt due at a later date.

  • 4Designating a dividend which has been reinvested to increase the capital value of the investor's holding.


Late 17th century; earliest use found in Joseph Moxon (1627–1691), printer and globe maker. From rolled + up, after to roll up.