money belt

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  1. a belt with a concealed section for holding money.

Origin of money belt

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50

Words Nearby money belt Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use money belt in a sentence

  • I agreed to let the Princess be the stakeholder—she may hold your word, and my money-belt.

    The Ghost Breaker | Charles Goddard
  • They found bank-notes in the man's pocket and considerable gold worn in a money-belt around his waist.

  • Making the Russian strip off his shirt, he unhooked the money belt, and while Garry held his light, examined the pockets.

  • This fellow has a chamois money belt on, and unless I'm greatly mistaken, that's where the jewels are.

  • Professor Zepplin thrust a hand under his outside belt, drawing from his money belt a small package of folded bills.