[ chin-uhp ]
/ ˈtʃɪnˌʌp /
an act or instance of chinning a horizontal bar, rod, or the like.
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Origin of chin-up
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for chin-up
But when they pass a U.S. Marine recruiting booth, Weston steps forward to try his luck on the chin-up bar.Oklahoma Farmers Find Ways to Cope While Waiting for Drought to End|Malcolm Jones|October 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He even challenged a Los Angeles Times reporter nearly half his age to a chin-up contest.
Word Origin and History for chin-up
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