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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’
- ‘He won the Masters wearing pants with belt loops but no belt.’
- ‘In the nearing dusk I watched as she shrugged her shoulders and slid her thumbs through the belt loops of her shorts.’
- ‘He'd got stuck fast halfway through, his belt loop was jammed on the window latch, and there was no way of moving up, down, in or out to free himself.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘He moved with a confident stride, hooking his thumbs through the belt loops of his pants, and keeping his head high.’
- ‘I hooked my thumbs through my belt loops and observed the class.’
- ‘She found a long piece of black ribbon and looped it through her belt loops.’
- ‘Wear a stiff, quality belt which fills the belt loops on your trousers.’
- ‘The boys wore brown leather shoes with knee length socks, khaki brown shorts with belt loops, leather belts with scout buckles, and khaki shirts.’
- 1.1 A loop used to attach an object to a belt:‘screws on the belt loop lock the holster securely to the belt’
- ‘It has one belt loop on the back of the holster, and a second on the trailing edge.’
- ‘The stitching is clean and even, with double reinforcing where the holster meets the belt loops.’
- ‘The belt loop is very sturdy, and seems almost indestructible.’
- ‘The swiveling design of the belt loop is nothing short of genius!’
- ‘The location of the holster will change given the location of the belt loop.’
- ‘It comes in a soft-sided case with a belt loop that easily attaches to a woman's clothing or pack.’
- ‘I noticed a spacer in the belt loop to keep it from flopping when worn on the belt.’
- ‘I like being able to slide the holster along my belt and my belt loop never seems to be in the right place.’
- ‘An oversize belt loop lets the holster slide around on the belt.’
- ‘The entire belt loop swivels to-and-fro to offer you the utmost in carry options and comfort.’
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