checkup

noun check·up \ ˈchek-ˌəp \

Definition of checkup

:examination; especially :a general physical examination

Examples of checkup in a Sentence

  1. She goes for a checkup every year.

  2. The doctor gave me a checkup.

  3. She brought in her car for a 30,000-mile checkup.

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First Known Use of checkup

1921


CHECKUP Defined for English Language Learners

checkup

noun

Definition of checkup for English Language Learners

  • : an examination of a person made by a doctor to make sure the person is healthy; also : an instance of looking at the parts of a machine to make sure it is working properly


CHECKUP Defined for Kids

checkup

noun check·up \ ˈchek-ˌəp \

Definition of checkup for Students

2 :a general physical examination made by a doctor or veterinarian

Medical Dictionary

checkup

noun check·up \ ˈchek-ˌəp \

medical Definition of checkup

:examination; especially :a general physical examination


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