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noun as in holdup


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In 1988, after another steady gig fell through, he decided to try a stickup.

Anderson, the stickup youth who operated extensively on the north side, choosing women for his victims, is but 23 years old.

These rest-stops always had a license-plate cam at the entrance and a couple of anti-stickup cams around the cashier.

Luis grunted with satisfaction—this might be only a stickup, but he was getting action faster than he'd expected.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stickup, such as: burglary, crime, mugging, robbery, stealing, and theft.

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