letup definition by Webster's New World
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- a slackening or lessening, as of effort
- a stop or pause
Origin: ; from phrase let up
letup definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A reduction in pace, force, or intensity; a slowdown.
- A temporary stop; a pause.