noun Date: 1954 the act or an instance of chinning oneself performed especially as a conditioning exercise

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chin-up — also chin|up [ˈtʃınʌp] n AmE an exercise in which you hang on a bar and pull yourself up until your chin is above the bar British Equivalent: pull up …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chin-up — n. an arm exercise performed by pulling oneself up on a horizontal bar until the chin is level with or above the bar. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chin-up — [chin′up΄] n. PULL UP …   English World dictionary

  • chin'-up — noun A physical exercise in which the arms are used to lift the chin over a bar suspended above head height • • • Main Entry: ↑chin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chin Up — is a song from Charlotte s Web the 1973 Hanna Barbera animated musical. The film was released by Paramount Pictures. The song is written by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman. In the motion picture the song is sung by Charlotte the spider… …   Wikipedia

  • chin-up — /chin up /, n. an act or instance of chinning a horizontal bar, rod, or the like. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • chin-up — chin′ up n. spo an act or instance of chinning a horizontal bar or the like • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • Chin-up — A standard chin up, palms facing chest, using open grip The chin up (also known as a chin/chinup) is a strength training exercise. The verb chinning means to do them. People frequently do this exercise with the intention of strengthening muscles… …   Wikipedia

  • chin-up — noun an arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the bar (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑pull up • Derivationally related forms: ↑chin up, ↑pull up (for: ↑pull up) …   Useful english dictionary

  • chin up — verb raise oneself while hanging from one s hands until one s chin is level with the support bar (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑chin • Derivationally related forms: ↑chin up • Topics: ↑gymnastics, ↑gymnastic exercise …   Useful english dictionary

  • chin-up — /ˈtʃɪn ʌp/ (say chin up) noun an exercise in which a person hanging from a horizontal bar lifts the body up by bending the arms until the chin is level with the bar …   Australian English dictionary

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