bundle up


bundled up; bundling up; bundles up

transitive verb

: to dress (someone) warmly

intransitive verb

: to dress warmly

Examples of bundle up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An extreme cold front is coming through Wednesday morning, putting us back in our winter coats bundled up tight. Miriam Marini, Detroit Free Press, 27 Feb. 2024 One of her most famous looks was at the Chiefs' Jan. 13 home game against the Miami Dolphins, one of the coldest on record with temperatures dipping below zero degrees, Swift bundled up in a custom red puffer coat emblazoned with Kelce's name and jersey number. Brittany Talarico, Peoplemag, 12 Feb. 2024 The full moon will be visible around the world, weather permitting, so bundle up to stay warm and enjoy the view. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 25 Jan. 2024 Football fans attending the NFL playoff game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Houston Texans at M&T Bank Stadium had to bundle up in multiple layers — another frigid matchup, although not expected to be as record-setting as last weekend’s Kansas City Chiefs-Miami Dolphins game in Kansas City. Erik Ortiz, NBC News, 20 Jan. 2024 The pair walked arm-in-arm and were bundled up for the cold. Nasha Smith, Peoplemag, 14 Feb. 2024 This week is the Chiefs’ third Super Bowl parade in five years, and fans have needed to bundle up in the past. Eleanor Nash, Kansas City Star, 12 Feb. 2024 Thankfully, Johnson came prepared for the frigid weather, bundling up with a chocolatey leather coat. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 7 Feb. 2024 Or bundle up for family favorites, such as the Boise Holiday Tree Lighting (Nov. 24) and Boise Holiday Parade (Dec. 2). Michelle Jenkins, Idaho Statesman, 31 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of bundle up was in 1845

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“Bundle up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bundle%20up. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

bundle up

: to dress warmly

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