an exercise in which a person chins himself or herself, specif., one in which the bar is gripped with the palms facing away from the exerciser
- Used other than as an idiom: see pull, up.
- (idiomatic) Retrieve; get.
- Pull up that website for me, it looks quite interesting.
- (idiomatic) Drive close towards something, especially a curb.
- Pull up to that curb slowly, you don't want to scratch that other car.
- Ariat men's boots are available in pull-up or lacers in either Western or English style.
- Note that 'pull-up' covers (the kind traditionally used with cloth diapers before there were disposables) can be slightly more difficult in terms of aligning the liner with the cover, but a little practice is all it takes.
- Pull-up diapers or plastic training pants can be purchased so that the child can remove them him or herself.
- Pediatric and orthopedic researchers have agreed in the last decade that babies do best learning to crawl, pull-up, cruise, and walk when they are allowed to sport bare feet.
- If you're not strong enough to perform a full pull-up, you may want to start with a simple bar hang, holding your body in place with your chin above the pull-up bar.