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belt loop Line breaks: belt loop

Definition of belt loop in English:


1A strip of material sewn on to the waistband of a garment to hold a belt in place: she had her thumbs hooked in the belt loops of her dark denims
More example sentences
  • I've lost the belt, so I am considering cutting off the belt loops.
  • Their jaws slack, they slouch just so, and their thumbs hook their belt loops.
  • In the nearing dusk I watched as she shrugged her shoulders and slid her thumbs through the belt loops of her shorts.
1.1A loop used to attach an object to a belt: screws on the belt loop lock the holster securely to the belt
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  • The location of the holster will change given the location of the belt loop.
  • The stitching is clean and even, with double reinforcing where the holster meets the belt loops.
  • I like being able to slide the holster along my belt and my belt loop never seems to be in the right place.
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