sign-up or sign·up [sahyn-uhp] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. an act or instance of signing up.

Origin of sign-up First recorded in 1945–50; noun use of verb phrase sign up Examples from the Web for sign-up Contemporary Examples of sign-up

  • The sign-up deadline for the Affordable Care Act has triggered a predictable series of jeremiads from the right.

    100 Years of Right (And Left) Moves

    Robert Shrum

    March 31, 2014

  • Historical Examples of sign-up

  • The insignificant sum of two and sixpence secured me my sign-up for the remainder of the course.

    A Labrador Doctor

    Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

  • Word Origin and History for sign-up n.

    “number who have signed up,” 1926, from the verbal phrase; see sign (v.) + up (adv.).

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