Examples of lockup in a Sentence
the firm conviction that juvenile offenders should never be held in adult lockups
Recent Examples of lockup from the Web
Connie spends the rest of the film trying to raise his bail (in clean bills) or break him out of hospital lockup.
SNAP: The company’s share lockup for early investors expired yesterday and its stock ended the day down 1%.
A female prisoner named Ezmeralda Rivera was repeatedly assaulted by a guard in a Texas lockup.
Dinardo, in the county jail, wore a red jumpsuit; Kratz, in a blue jumpsuit, spoke from a lockup at the county’s Justice Center.
A state grand jury voted to indict him, however, and he was taken from a federal lockup into state court on Thursday in prison clothes, leg shackles and handcuffs.
Lockups across the country experience a revolving-door syndrome as inmates with opioid or heroin addiction are released, go back to using and get arrested again.
Jiles was booked into central lockup at about 10:30 a.m., according to Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office records.
The doors in lockup, normally electronically secured, were switched to a manual locking mechanism, according to Foley.
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First Known Use of lockup
Synonymsbastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, jail, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]
Related Wordsbull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk (s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training school
LOCKUP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lockup for English Language Learners
: a place where prisoners are kept
: a garage (sense 1) that is rented out
LOCKUP Defined for Kids
legal Definition of lockup
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