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noun as in fastener with long pin

verb as in contort, warp

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A fidlock style buckle uses magnets to fasten the helmet strap quickly even while wearing gloves.

With a buckle closure, waterproof Arctic-tech exterior, and coyote fur interior you’ll never want to take it off.

Anyone who finishes the race in under 24 hours earns a silver belt buckle.

The bands are made of a stretchy rubbery material so you can just slip the watch on without needing to bother with clasps, pins, or buckles.

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Adjustable buckles make it easy to find the perfect fit for you and padded shoulders keep you comfortable during hardcore workouts.

In March 2014, he decided to buckle down, eat better and exercise regularly.

He said he will sometimes "buckle" when he thinks of her out of the blue.

"I'm walking down the road and suddenly out of the blue there's an awareness of her – and you know, I buckle," he said.

Yet in Paris she failed to buckle her seat belt in a fleeing car.

As they walked by a movie theater, 28-year-old Dwayne Buckle yelled something at the group.

He is having a grand time at Crompton, and I'm going to help him a while, and then buckle down to hard work in the office.

She wore a neat tailor-made dress of brown cloth, and a small black velvet hat with a big gold buckle.

From the lowest buckle he went on to the top one, where Cash's khaki trousers were tucked inside with a deep fold on top.

Buckle, on the other hand, questions hereditary transmission of mental qualities altogether.

But Hobart did not buckle the strap about his arm once more, neither did he pay any attention to Lablet.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to buckle, such as: catch, clamp, clasp, clip, fastening, and fibula.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.