belt up


belted up; belting up; belts up

Examples of belt up in a Sentence

the schoolboy ordered his mates to belt up about the prank
Recent Examples on the Web Canelo Alvarez of Mexico (57-1-2, 39 KOs) steps back into the ring to try and conquer yet another weight class, this time putting on several pounds for a matchup against current WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol of Russia (19-0, 11 KOs) who is putting his belt up for grabs in this bout. oregonlive, 7 May 2022 So getting some of those at-bats under his belt up here will be part of that. Nick Piecoro, The Arizona Republic, 28 Aug. 2022 Designed to attach to a belt up to 2½ inches wide or to a PALS system, the pouch comes very close to duplicating the performance of an OWB holster. Mike Dickerson, Outdoor Life, 23 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of belt up was in 1949

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“Belt up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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