Meaning of “push-up” in the English Dictionary

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"push-up" in British English

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push-upnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpʊʃ.ʌp/ us /ˈpʊʃ.ʌp/ UK also press-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

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

"push-up" in American English

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push-upnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpʊʃˌʌp/

a physical exercise performed by lying with your face down and using only your arms to raise and lower your body

(Definition of “push-up” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)