pull-up

noun \ ˈpu̇l-ˌəp \

Definition of pull-up

First Known Use of pull-up

1901


pull up

verb

Definition of pull up

transitive verb
1 :to bring to a stop :halt
intransitive verb
1 a :to check oneself
b :to come to an often abrupt halt :stop
2 :to draw even with others in a race

Examples of pull up in a Sentence

  1. the jockey tried to pull up the apparently injured horse

First Known Use of pull up

1623


PULL-UP Defined for English Language Learners

pull-up

noun

Definition of pull-up for English Language Learners

  • : an exercise in which you hold onto a bar above your head and then pull your body up until your chin is above the bar


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