push-up

noun \ ˈpu̇sh-ˌəp \

Definition of push-up

: a conditioning exercise performed in a prone position by raising and lowering the body with the straightening and bending of the arms while keeping the back straight and supporting the body on the hands and toes

First Known Use of push-up

1897


PUSH-UP Defined for Kids

push-up

noun \ ˈpu̇sh-ˌəp \

Definition of push-up for Students

: an exercise performed while lying with the face down by raising and lowering the body with the straightening and bending of the arms

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