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.
Example sentences from the Web for buckle
Her sunny, dimpled smile was betrayed by her hunched, buckled posture.
Corrin buckled first, insisting that Harris sleep on a sofa, then moving out.A ‘Truman Show’ For Today: The Return of Josh Harris|Anthony Haden-Guest|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He “buckled” and gave up, and for all intents and purposes refused to re-engage after that.
Successive Israeli leaders have promised to advance construction in E1 but have buckled under American pressure.Israeli Settlement Mayor to France and Britain: Protests Don’t Matter|Dan Ephron|December 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Instead, he feared what Bill Kristol might say and buckled under.Michael Tomasky on Romney’s Stunning, Terrible Choice of Ryan for VP|Michael Tomasky|August 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"Then let's be off," said Aleck, as he buckled the last strap of his left skate, and stood up.The Ice Queen|Ernest Ingersoll
They buckled the belts tightly around their bare waists, but every belt carried in it a tomahawk and hunting knife.The Riflemen of the Ohio|Joseph A. Altsheler
The noose was one of his hammock straps, which he buckled round his throat.The Chronicles of Newgate, v. 2/2|Arthur Griffiths
Rupert nodded as he buckled on his sword and prepared to accompany his friend.The Cornet of Horse|G. A. Henty
Roused by the sound, Achilles sprang to his feet, and buckled on his corslet, and clasped the greaves to his ankles.Stories from the Iliad|H. L. Havell