Definition of push-up in English:


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  • (Of a bra) designed to give uplift to the breasts.
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    • It is part of a move away from overtly sexual clothing such as push-up bras, crop tops and low-cut jeans.
    • Coca-Cola Ireland is currently running an outdoor billboard campaign, featuring a close-up picture of a woman's breasts in a push-up bra.
    • If that were the fact, I'd be wearing miniskirts and push-up bras and going to every premiere every night trying to get a job.


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  • another term for press-up.
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    • We may do push-ups and sit-ups and weight training, but we don't do it all day long.
    • You can also try strengthening exercises such as push-ups, sit-ups, calf raises, and lunges.
    • If you're that guy, try doing elevated push-ups on medicine balls.

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