sit-up

Definitions

General English

  • phrasal verb
    (written as sit up)
    to sit with your back straight
  • phrasal verb
    (written as sit up)
    to move from a lying to a sitting position
  • phrasal verb
    (written as sit up)
    to delay going to bed or to go to bed later than usual

Sports

  • noun an exercise in which you lie flat on your back with your legs bent and then raise the upper part of your body to a sitting position without using your hands
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