American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An examination or inspection.
- n. A general physical examination.
- n. a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
- check + up (Wiktionary)
“She had, as we understand it, what we call a checkup, a routine checkup post obviously her bout with cancer.”
“A yearly or particularly, a five-year checkup is not beyond the financial means of ordinary people.”
“Hes not in a cave, and anyone who thinks he is needs a checkup from the neckup.”
“Including the Remington 600 and Winchester 71 are the first signs of mental illness, Dave get a checkup from the neck up.”
“The marriage checkup is not therapy but an information service, Cordova told the nonprofit membership group of psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers.”
“So if you find yourself still falling for losers all the time, you may need what we lovingly like to call a checkup from the neck up.”
“I wish, though, he had gone sort of next door to the psychiatric ward, though, and gotten what Kinky Friedman used to call a checkup from the neck up, because, if he is looking at what is happening here, and sees it as anything other than a disaster and a defeat, he's wrong.”
“WILLIS: So you don't just get the cleaning; you also get a safety checkup, which is important.”
“The checkup was a month late, and was usually done on her birthday.”
“I gave Domino a "checkup" by turning the motion controller into an X-ray-like device.”
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