Definitions for buckle

Definitions for (noun) buckle

Main entry: buckle

Definition: fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong

Main entry: warp, buckle

Definition: a shape distorted by twisting or folding

Definitions for (verb) buckle

Main entry: buckle, warp, heave

Definition: bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

Usage: The highway buckled during the heat wave

Main entry: crumple, buckle

Definition: fold or collapse

Usage: His knees buckled

Main entry: clasp, buckle

Definition: fasten with a buckle or buckles

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