at a push

Definition of at a push

British, informal

  1. :  with some difficulty :  by making a special effort We can fit five people in the car, six at a push.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  to press against with force in order to drive or impel

    :  to move or endeavor to move away or ahead by steady pressure without striking

    :  to thrust forward, downward, or outward

  1. :  a vigorous effort to attain an end :  drive:

    :  a military assault or offensive

    :  an advance that overcomes obstacles


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