cinch up

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cinch up

To make something tighter, often by pulling the strap or string on something. If your sweatpants are falling down, try cinching up the drawstring.
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cinch up

v.
To tighten some drawstring or strap, especially a saddle girth: I cinched up the saddle girth before mounting the horse. I cinched up the hood of my jacket to keep the rain out.
See also: cinch, up