verb (used with object), buck·led, buck·ling.
verb (used without object), buck·led, buck·ling.
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Origin of buckle
OTHER WORDS FROM bucklebuck·le·less, adjectivere·buck·le, verb, re·buck·led, re·buck·ling.
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How to use buckle in a sentence
A fidlock style buckle uses magnets to fasten the helmet strap quickly even while wearing gloves.Best snowboard helmet: Snow gear to stay safe on the slopes|PopSci Commerce Team|March 4, 2021|Popular Science
With a buckle closure, waterproof Arctic-tech exterior, and coyote fur interior you’ll never want to take it off.Best winter hats: Comfortable hats to keep you warm|Carsen Joenk|January 20, 2021|Popular Science
Anyone who finishes the race in under 24 hours earns a silver belt buckle.Can a hunter outrun an antelope? This ultra-marathoner is finding out.|By Christine Peterson/Outdoor Life|November 23, 2020|Popular Science
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.Apple Watch Series 6 first impressions: A stretchy addition looks great|Aaron Pressman|September 17, 2020|Fortune
Adjustable buckles make it easy to find the perfect fit for you and padded shoulders keep you comfortable during hardcore workouts.The best weighted vests for your next tough workout|PopSci Commerce Team|September 16, 2020|Popular Science
In March 2014, he decided to buckle down, eat better and exercise regularly.College Football Fattens Players Up and Then Abandons Them|Evin Demirel|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.‘Out in the Night’ and the Redemption of the ‘Killer Lesbian Gang'|Nina Strochlic|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
She wore a neat tailor-made dress of brown cloth, and a small black velvet hat with a big gold buckle.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
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.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
Buckle, on the other hand, questions hereditary transmission of mental qualities altogether.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
But Hobart did not buckle the strap about his arm once more, neither did he pay any attention to Lablet.Star Born|Andre Norton