letup

[let-uhp]

noun Informal.

cessation; pause; relief.

Nearby words

  1. lettish,
  2. lettre de cachet,
  3. lettre de change,
  4. lettre de créance,
  5. lettuce,
  6. letzeburgesch,
  7. leu,
  8. leu enkephalin,
  9. leuc-,
  10. leucaena

Origin of letup

1835–45, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase let up

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