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 glitch, hiccup
British informal snarl-up

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