Synonyms of hold-up in English:

hold-up


See definition of hold-up

noun

1‘I ran into a hold-up and nearly didn't get here’

SYNONYMS

delay, setback, hitch, snag, difficulty, problem, issue, trouble, wait, waiting period, stoppage

traffic jam, jam, bottleneck, tailback, gridlock, congestion

informal snarl-up, glitch, hiccup

2‘there has been another bank hold-up’

SYNONYMS

robbery, raid, armed robbery, armed raid, theft, burglary, mugging

informal stick-up, snatch

North American informal heist