nip-up

noun
\ ˈnip-ˌəp How to pronounce nip-up (audio) \

Definition of nip-up

: a spring from a supine position to a standing position

First Known Use of nip-up

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Nip-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nip-up. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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