bundle up

verb
bundled up; bundling up; bundles up

Definition of bundle up

transitive verb

: to dress (someone) warmly

intransitive verb

: to dress warmly

Examples of bundle up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Twenty-nine days into the season formerly known as spring, Hoosiers are once again being advised to bundle up and break out the snow brushes in just a few days. Justin L. Mack, The Indianapolis Star, "It might snow this week in Indianapolis," 18 Apr. 2021 There’s some salvageable outdoor time, just bundle up with wind chills in the 30s at times. Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Final showers exit quick this morning, then another sunny stretch gets underway," 19 Mar. 2021 Takeout only, or bundle up and dine in the beer garden. Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, "It's fish fry season! 26 to try in the Twin Cities metro," 4 Mar. 2021 Meteorologists encourage people to drive safely, bundle up, and have an emergency kit in the car. Alexis Oatman, cleveland, "OH weather: Buckling of jet stream sending cold and snow to Northeast Ohio next week," 11 Feb. 2021 Residents bundle up under several layers of blankets or move into their cars for hours hoping to stay warm and charge their electronic devices. Christina Maxouris, CNN, "Here's how a week of frigid weather and catastrophe unfolded in Texas," 21 Feb. 2021 Those intending to go out tomorrow are encouraged to bundle up and keep warm with hats, jackets, blankets, gloves and boots. Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press, "Paczki Day traditions holding up despite COVID-19, bakeries prepare while staying safe," 16 Feb. 2021 Please bundle up and be aware of the extreme danger carbon monoxide poses for us. Shacamree Gowdy, Chron, "Woman, little girl die from carbon monoxide poisoning in Houston power outages," 16 Feb. 2021 Although the February weather probably won’t allow for picnics, visitors can still bundle up to enjoy an invigorating winter hike. Diana Bravo, BostonGlobe.com, "Romantic hiking spots for Valentine’s Day," 11 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of bundle up

1845, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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8 May 2021

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“Bundle up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bundle%20up. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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