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press-up

[pres-uhp] /ˈprɛsˌʌp/
noun, British.
1.
Origin of press-up
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50; noun use of verb phrase press up
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British Dictionary definitions for press-up

press-up

noun
1.
an exercise in which the body is alternately raised from and lowered to the floor by the arms only, the trunk being kept straight with the toes and hands resting on the floor Also called (US and Canadian) push-up
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