Share this entry

Share this page

press-up

Syllabification: press-up

Definition of press-up in English:

noun

British term for pushup.
Example sentences
  • I lift weights six or seven times a week, do cardio exercise and practise press-ups non-stop for half an hour.
  • Unfortunately, the first test was not one of driving experience or skills, but how many squat thrusts and press-ups could be completed in five minutes.
  • Not much of that time is spent in the pool, mostly I am in the gym doing sit-ups and press-ups.

Words that rhyme with press-up

top-up • chirrup • piss-up

Definition of press-up in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure