Dictionary

push–up

noun \ˈpsh-ˌəp\

: an exercise in which you lay on your stomach and raise and lower your body by straightening and bending your arms

Full Definition of PUSH-UP

:  a conditioning exercise performed in a prone position by raising and lowering the body with the straightening and bending of the arms while keeping the back straight and supporting the body on the hands and toes

First Known Use of PUSH-UP

1897

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: push wavePrevious Word in the Dictionary: PushtunAll Words Near: push-up
April 27, 2015
savvy Hear it
to understand
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears