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4.
wait a minute! postpone your plans, there's something that must be addressed immediately
hold up, let me grab some munchies before we get goin
by Anonymous December 08, 2001
 
1.
1. Wait a minute. Used when a new idea has popped into one's head or when one thinks something is a bad idea.
2. A robbery, eg. a bank hold up.
1. 22:18:17 brendan 22:18 Orbital - Halcyon + On + On says:
its gotta be the hardest one to write a lot about yet, and shes not even taugtht us anything about the line
22:18:19 brendan 22:18 Orbital - Halcyon + On + On says:
hold up
22:18:24 brendan 22:18 Orbital - Halcyon + On + On says:
shes not taught us anything full stp
2. You hear about the big hold up down town?
by brendan September 21, 2004
 
2.
A modern type of stockings that stay up by themselves. One or two silicone bands inside the top cling to thighs keeping nylons up and taut and allow them to be worn without a garters belt.
As she was crossing her legs i could espy the lace top of her hold ups that was peering over her thighs.
by samanta August 29, 2006
 
3.
Office lingo.
Someone stops by your office cube and leans on the wall to chat with you over the wall. The wall is held up, and you are held up as they steal your time.
I'm sorry I'm late for lunch, my frikin lonely heart coworker thought it was a good time for a hold-up.
by Techwriter Ted October 13, 2009
 
5.
stockings with a jelly type thing at the top so the stocking won't fall down, the tops of the hold up can be very lacy and decrotive
girl 1: aaaah my stocking keep slipping down
girl 2: try some hold ups!!!
by siLLy1Girl January 26, 2009
 
6.
To present arms to the employees and/or owners of a value bearing establishment (train, bank) using the threat of violence as a deterent from heroism.
The was a hold-up in the bank, but the cops knew about it.
by Kung-Fu Jesus April 22, 2004