Kegel exercise

[ key-guh l, kee- ]
/ ˈkeɪ gəl, ˈki- /


Often Kegel exercises. exercise performed to strengthen the pubococcygeus and other muscles of the pelvic floor, in order to control incontinence, improve sexual response, etc.

Origin of Kegel exercise

named after Arnold H. Kegel (1894–1981), American gynecologist
Also called Ke·gel. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for kegel

  • There was nothing else to do, unless you played Kegel and drank beer; for it was only a Luftkur.

    Home Life in Germany|Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick