1. (colloquial) A delay or wait.
    What is the hold-up?
  2. a robbery at gunpoint
    This is a hold-up! Give us all your money.
  3. (in the plural) Women's stockings designed to be worn without suspenders.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: hold-up
  • German: bewaffneter Raubüberfall
  • Italian: rapina, rapina a mano armata
  • Portuguese: latrocínio
  • Russian: грабёж

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