Meaning of “press-up” in the English Dictionary

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"press-up" in British English

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press-upnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpres.ʌp/ us /ˈpres.ʌp/ UK US push-up

a physical exercise in which you lie flat with your face towards the floor, and try to push up your body with your arms, while keeping your legs and your back straight:

I do 20 press-ups every morning.

(Definition of “press-up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)