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Definitions of buckle:
  • noun:   fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
  • noun:   a shape distorted by twisting or folding
  • verb:   fold or collapse
    Example: "His knees buckled"
  • verb:   fasten with a buckle or buckles
  • verb:   bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
    Example: "The highway buckled during the heatwave"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #17857)

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