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chin-up

(chĭn′ŭp′)
n.
The act or an instance of chinning oneself, practiced especially as a fitness exercise. Also called pull-up.

chin-up

n
(Gymnastics) an exercise in which a person grips an elevated bar and pulls himself or herself up until the chin is level with the bar

chin′-up`



n.
an act or instance of chinning a horizontal bar or the like.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.chin-up - an arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the barchin-up - an arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the bar
arm exercise - exercise designed to strengthen the arm muscles
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chin-up

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She had an elfin chin that was capable of great expression; and whenever she gave this look, she hitched this chin up. As if her eyes and her chin worked together on the same wires.
Held her chin up and looked you up and down with eyes the colour of Scotch whisky, as much as to say, "Well, what
Do pull ups, chin ups and dead hangs (just hanging on a bar), or pull something heavy with a rope attached to it.
This has well and truly changed, It's no longer unusual to see a woman over 50 performing chin ups, dead lifting or putting a barbell on their shoulders.