Meaning of “push-start” in the English Dictionary

"push-start" in British English

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push-startverb [ T ]

uk /ˈpʊʃ.stɑːt/ us /ˈpʊʃ.stɑːrt/ also bump-start, uk /ˈbʌmp.stɑːt/ us /-stɑːrt/

to push your car in order to make the engine start

push start
noun [ C ] uk /ˈpʊʃ ˌstɑːt/ us /ˈpʊʃ ˌstɑːrt/ also bump start

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

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