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  Definition of holdup
  1. robbery at gunpoint
  2. the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
Similar Words: armed robbery, heist, stickup, delay

 

Hyponyms: break, interruption, disruption, gap, demurrage, forbearance, postponement, deferment, deferral, procrastination, cunctation, shillyshally, slowdown, lag, retardation, dalliance, dawdling, trifling, wasting time, filibuster, tarriance, lingering

 

Derivational Morphology: hold up, stick up, burglarize, burglarise, burgle, heist, delay, detain, check, retard, stay

 

Anagrams: uphold

 

 
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