holdup man


noun

a person who commits an armed robbery.

Nearby words

  1. holding pattern,
  2. holding tank,
  3. holdout,
  4. holdover,
  5. holdup,
  6. hole,
  7. hole card,
  8. hole in one,
  9. hole in the heart,
  10. hole in the wall

Origin of holdup man

First recorded in 1955–60

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