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Hold-up

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Definition

a hold-up: an armed theft or robbery
noun
Everybody on the floor! This is a hold-up! Give us your money or we'll shoot you!
(Sorry for) the hold-up: (Sorry for) the delay
idiom
Hold up! I have to tie my shoe: Wait! I have to tie my shoe
idiom

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