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burpee Line breaks: bur¦pee
Pronunciation: /ˈbəːpiː/

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Definition of burpee in English:


A physical exercise consisting of a squat thrust made from and ending in a standing position.


1930s: named after Royal H. Burpee, American psychologist. The original usage was Burpee test, in which a series of burpees are executed in rapid succession, designed to measure agility and coordination.

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