Definition of checkup
: examination; especially : a general physical examination
Examples of checkup in a Sentence
She goes for a checkup every year.
The doctor gave me a checkup.
She brought in her car for a 30,000-mile checkup.
Recent Examples of checkup from the Web
Planned Parenthood will also lose Medicaid funding for at least one year, meaning low-income women and men will go without preventative services like birth control, cancer screening, and well-visit checkups.
One railroad worker was transported to a local hospital for checkup.
The box-office checkup also comes as the U.S. and China are set to revisit a 2012 World Trade Organization joint memorandum on film distribution rights and as the MPAA seeks to increase the number of U.S. films available to Chinese viewers.
My lovely, thorough, and smart GP says every year at my annual checkup: Please tell me you’re not taking any supplements.
Nova, also known as War Eagle VII, was recently diagnosed with a chronic heart disease by Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty after a routine checkup revealed the 18-year-old eagle had an abnormal heart rhythm.
Six months ago, Lancaster said, a doctor gave Rodman a full checkup, down to tests on his kidneys and liver.
Earlier that day, Mellin saw his doctor to get a checkup before the trip.
The family will return to Chicago this week for a checkup and another surgery will be scheduled later this year before Moore is fitted for prosthetic legs.
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First Known Use of checkup
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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
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