Definition of checkup in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈCHekˌəp/


A thorough examination, especially a medical or dental one.
Example sentences
  • Most people find out they have high cholesterol when they have their blood cholesterol measured as part of a medical check-up.
  • Your doctor may want to give your child a general medical check-up and get some blood tests.
  • We also provide funding for scholarships and cover medical and dental check-ups and necessary operations.
examination, inspection, evaluation, workup, analysis, survey, probe, test, appraisal;
check, health check
informal once-over, going-over

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Syllabification: check·up

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