- a squat thrust that starts and ends in a standing position
- US a piece of absorbent material placed on the shoulder while burping a baby
C20: sense 1 from Burpee test, a measure of endurance and coordination devised by R.H. Burpee, US psychologist
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Examples from the Web for burpee
More importantly, exercise was only effective when it combined conditioning and strength training (like a burpee).What Happened When I Replaced Coffee With 30 Seconds of Exercise
December 2, 2013
As Bell explains, a burpee is a body-weight exercise you can do anytime, anywhere—even in the halls of Congress.The Weiner Workout
June 11, 2011
Burpee strides over to the piano and fusses around among the music.
Whatever is she to do if Burpee brings home a wife whom she will blush to present to her friends?
At the Colorado station, in 1888, "Burpee's Earliest" was noted for its large leaves and white, compact heads.The Cauliflower
A. A. Crozier
I am advised that Mr. Burpee has another pleasure in store for us, and we shall be glad to hear from him.
Burpee dashes off into a breezy little ballad that used to be a favorite of Dolores, and Lady Streathmere leaves the room.