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garter belt

n.
A flexible band of cloth worn around the waist to which garters are attached to hold up socks or stockings.

gar′ter belt`


n.
an undergarment of cloth or elastic, with attached garters, worn by women to hold up stockings.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garter belt - a wide belt of elastic with straps hanging from itgarter belt - a wide belt of elastic with straps hanging from it; worn by women to hold up stockings
undergarment, unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments
Translations
porte-jarretelle

garter belt

n (Am) → reggicalze m inv
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