at a push

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of at a push

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

  3. : to thrust forward, downward, or outward

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

  2. : a military assault or offensive

  3. : an advance that overcomes obstacles


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