bundle up


Definition of bundle up 

transitive verb

: to dress (someone) warmly

intransitive verb

: to dress warmly

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Before too long, Detroiters will be bundled up in winter coats, cursing the 20 degree temperatures. Caroline Blackmon, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit lost 38 seconds of daylight yesterday," 2 July 2018 Highs are mainly limited to the mid-40s, with wind chills in the 30s so bundle up. David Streit, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Gusty winds neutralize today’s milder air, but it’s both cold and blustery Friday," 15 Mar. 2018 Now Super-Plush Bath Towels, $69 for two The bath sheets are a couple inches longer and wider than standard industry sizes, so everyone gets to fully bundle up. Danielle Fox, ELLE Decor, "Brooklinen Just Debuted Their First Towel Collection—And They're Extra Large," 10 May 2018 Remember to bundle up and bring along the sunglasses. Sean Smyth, BostonGlobe.com, "What you need to know if you go to the St. Patrick’s Day parade," 18 Mar. 2018 Unfortunately the northwesterly breezes may not die down fully, so do bundle up just a tad, if outside late at night. A. Camden Walker, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Rain ending this morning, but we could see a few more showers through the weekend," 27 Apr. 2018 How to Select a Christmas Tree Ignore the ones already bundled up, leaning against the trailer. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "15 Things My Father Taught Me," 17 June 2016 As the sun sets, bundle up for a great pyrotechnics show launched from the OB Pier. Cynthia Zanone, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Your 2018 guide to an explosive Fourth in San Diego County," 28 June 2018 Free and open to all ticket holders, come and say what's up - pic.twitter.com/xZhkKb18hU -- Neck Deep (@NeckDeepUK) February 9, 2018 When Feb. 10 arrived, hundreds of fans lined up around the Grog Shop, bundled up in hats and winter jackets. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland.com, "Pop-punk band Neck Deep hosts Grog Shop meet-and-greet after Agora concert cancelled," 11 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of bundle up

1845, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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