Definition of Chin up

1. Verb. Raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar.

Exact synonyms: Chin
Category relationships: Gymnastic Exercise, Gymnastics
Generic synonyms: Bring Up, Elevate, Get Up, Lift, Raise
Derivative terms: Chin-up

Definition of Chin up

1. Interjection. (idiomatic) Be happy; cheer up. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chin Up

chin cap
chin chin
chin guard
chin guards
chin jerk
chin muscle
chin music
chin reflex
chin rest
chin roll
chin rolls
chin strap
chin up (current term)
chin wag
china cabinet
china cap
china clay
china closet
china marker
china pink
china stone
china white

Literary usage of Chin up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Games & Dances: A Selected Collection of Games, Song-games and Dances by William Albin Stecher (1912)
"chin up 3 times. Sixty-yard dash 91-5 seconds. Under 16 Years. ... chin up 4 times. Sixty-yard dash 8 4-5 seconds. GIRLS' AVERAGE RECORDS. ..."

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