Synonyms for bottle up
- box up
- bring to naught
- coop up
- cover up
- hold back
- hold down
- hold in
- keep back
- keep feeling inside oneself
- keep secret
- shut in
Antonyms for bottle up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOTTLE UP
Bottle up your metaphors and give us a page of business-like fluency!
Every exit had been cut off to bottle up the Imperial cortege.
However, Stansfield has to bottle up his feelings, and, behold!
How many are there who bottle up their wrath all the day long, and uncork it when they get home!
The specialist was out, and he had to bottle up his rage until the morning.
"You bottle up when it comes to that," said Sally philosophically.
He held the bottle up and squinted through it, sighing gustily.
I could see myself in a new suit, having a bottle up at the Haymarket.
Give some to the boys outside, then bring the bottle up to us.
But the year has been a sobering one, and what used to flash, they bottle up.
mid-14c., originally of leather, from Old French boteille (12c., Modern French bouteille), from Vulgar Latin butticula, diminutive of Late Latin buttis "a cask," which is perhaps from Greek. The bottle, figurative for "liquor," is from 17c.