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Definition of "letup" []

  • A reduction in pace, force, or intensity; a slowdown. (noun)
  • A temporary stop; a pause. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "letup" in a sentence
  • "Google has been maintaining its leadership role very well without any kind of letup!"
  • "Iowa coach Todd Lickliter called it a "letup" by Michigan State."
  • "To coin a Spanish phrase, Barcelona played sin prisa pero sin pausa: with no haste, but with no letup either."
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