checkup checkup  /ˈtʃɛ ˌkəp/


  • (n) a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person


  • His doctor checks for new blemishes every few months, with his last announced checkup taking place in March.


  1. CheckUp 13: Varicose Veins

    Thursday, June 13th is time once again for ''Checkup 13''. The emphasis this month is varicose veins.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WTHR Indianapolis

  2. Bravo's Andy Cohen packs the house at Garden District Book Shop signing

    'Top Chef' checkup visit included bookstore appearance.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  3. Pflugerville water may smell different

    The city will be treating the water system with chlorine as part of a routine checkup to keep the city's water from discoloration, odor and taste. It's called a "chlorine burnout."
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KXAN 36 Austin


  1. "I did go to the hospital, to just get a checkup, get everything tested out so that I could go on this tour, and everything is fine," Brown said. "The doc gave me a clean bill of health."
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: Bobby Brown Source: People Magazine

  2. "Once I had been able to inform my three children personally and their mother, I can now communicate to you the illness I am suffering from," Ballesteros said. "After an in-depth checkup which has been carried out on me in the La Paz Hospital...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Seve Ballesteros Source: Seattle Times

  3. "He seemed fine. He didn't have a lot of discomfort after the game," Kerr said. "It seemed like this was going to be a routine checkup like he's had about monthly throughout this season. We didn't expect, obviously, what we found out."
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Steve Kerr Source: USA Today

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