limber up

Definition of limber up

  1. :  to prepare for physical activity by doing exercises so that one's body can move and bend more easily She limbered up for a few minutes before starting to run. —sometimes used figuratively She limbered up for the election by learning the relevant statistics.

Word by Word Definitions

limberplay
  1. :  a two-wheeled vehicle to which a gun or caisson may be attached

  1. :  capable of being shaped :  flexible

    :  having a supple and resilient quality (as of mind or body) :  agile, nimble

  1. :  to cause to become limber

    :  to become limber

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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