bundle up


Definition of bundle up 

transitive verb

: to dress (someone) warmly

intransitive verb

: to dress warmly

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Yes, bundle up; this would still be 20 degrees below the average high temperatures. A. Camden Walker, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Quick warmth today, then a quick light and wet snow possible tomorrow morning," 6 Apr. 2018 People were bundled up on a chilly yet sunny morning. Fox News, "The Latest: Hundreds gather for MLK march in Memphis," 4 Apr. 2018 Mall employees have been bundled up in outdoor winter gear amid a week of extremely cold weather that has shut down schools, garbage pickup and even ice rinks in Carmel and Noblesville. James Briggs, Indianapolis Star, "Some Circle Centre stores close amid frigid weather," 4 Jan. 2018 Brewers fans can comfortably enjoy the game without bundling up to brave the cold. Lainey Seyler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "5 ways to deal with this terrible April weather," 16 Apr. 2018 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

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First Known Use of bundle up

1845, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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