Origin of belt-tightening
Words nearby belt-tightening
How to use belt-tightening in a sentence
They want to change bad behaviors—tobacco, alcohol, using a seat belt, anything.
After tightening her collar, Stella assumed slave posture: on her knees, legs slightly spread, palm resting face-up on her thighs.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now they are a notch on a belt, and the savior can feel good about themselves.To Catch a Sex Worker: A&E’s Awful, Exploitative Ambush Show|Samantha Allen|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Det. 2: No, not your belt . . . . Remember being out in the sunroom, the room that sits out to the back of the house?How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not long after, a 10-year-old girl wearing a suicide belt was arrested.
His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
He reached down inside my shirt, with a none too gentle hand, and relieved me of the belt that held the money.
Just smiled, a sardonic sort of grimace, and unbuckled his belt and handed it over without a word.
He put his hand to his belt, screwed up his mug, and said he felt plumb et up inside.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
A millionaire might offer more for a life belt as a souvenir than a drowning man could pay for it to save his life.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock