Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / holdup

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The holdup is more likely to be the manufacturing and distribution of the retooled vaccines, Offit said.
As Edward notes, there were holdups for Pfizer and Moderna on the manufacturing side, but they were not insurmountable — more like the kind of problems you face when you try to do something groundbreaking on a massive scale.
YOUR COVID QUESTIONS, ANSWEREDANGELA FRITZ, — EDWARD IN COLORADOJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s increasingly looking as though Senate Republicans are the holdup to a coronavirus stimulus bill before the election.
Barring any holdups, Brazilian authorities said on Monday that they will aim to approve CoronaVac before the end of 2020 and begin distributing the vaccine to the public by the start of next year.
Next morning at daylight they found the body of Checkers lying beside the fatal red car not far from the scene of the holdup.
TED STRONG'S MOTOR CAREDWARD C. TAYLOR
According to her the police stood in with Bulldog Carney on a train holdup, and made this poor innocent lamb the goat.
BULLDOG CARNEYW. A. FRASER
"If I land there you can ask for a damfool—and I'll answer the first time," laughed the holdup over his shoulder.
DESERT CONQUESTA. M. CHISHOLM
A car of the same make, model and color was stolen from Annapolis, Maryland, a short time prior to the holdup.
CODE THREERICK RAPHAEL
That's Jake Betts, holdup and bad man, that's been callin' himself Dade around here.
DESERT CONQUESTA. M. CHISHOLM
This was that the roan with the white stockings had been picked up seven miles from Noches the morning after the holdup.
MAVERICKSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE

WORDS RELATED TO HOLDUP

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

WORD OF THE DAY

propinquitynoun | [proh-ping-kwi-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
Book Your Online Tutor Now