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Origin of letup
Words nearby letup
Example sentences from the Web for letup
Then continue to stir in the same direction without an instant's letup, for maybe ten minutes or more, until the Rabbit is smooth.The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
There is no letup until the bright sun drives vice blinking and blinded back into its holes.The Vice Bondage of a Great City or the Wickedest City in the World|Robert O. Harland
British Dictionary definitions for letup
verb (intr, adverb)
Idioms and Phrases with letup
See let down, def. 2.
Cease, stop entirely, as in The rain has let up so we can go out. [Late 1700s]
let up on. Be or become more lenient with, take the pressure off, as in Why don't you let up on the child? [Late 1800s]