shoulder strap


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shoulder strap

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a strap over one or both of the shoulders, as to hold up a garment or to support a bag, etc

shoul′der strap`


n.
a strap passing over the shoulder and supporting a garment or article.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoulder strap - a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bagshoulder strap - a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
gallus, suspender, brace - elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
bandeau, bra, brassiere - an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
chemise, shimmy, teddy, shift, slip - a woman's sleeveless undergarment
golf bag - golf equipment consisting of a bag for carrying golf clubs and balls
Translations

shoulder strap

nbretella, spallina
References in classic literature ?
I was only thinking of what grandma once said, that modesty had gone out of fashion," answered Polly, glancing at the waist of her friend's dress, which consisted of a belt, a bit of lace, and a pair of shoulder straps.
They wear a conical hat termed a "nail-kag;" a coat of saddest black; a shirt which shows dirt so easily that it has to be changed every month, and is very troublesome; things called pantaloons, which are held up by shoulder straps, and on their feet they wear boots which are ridiculous in pattern and can stand no wear.
The cross-draw carry rig is comfortably padded with an adjustable shoulder strap.
In the 19th century Plains Indian men of all tribes commonly carried their bows and arrows in hide containers, one for the bow and another for the arrows, both attached to a shoulder strap.
Two central carrying handles make for easy portage, while an adjustable padded shoulder strap distributes modest loads.
Found in the Eden collection is the Myth, a lightweight, functional, and stylish body bag that comes with 1 zip pocket and an adjustable shoulder strap.
For long trips, the shoulder strap can also be attached to the back of a car seat to keep passengers entertained.
A handbag by Emma Brown in light grey of Italian suede, with black satin lining, short handles and detachable, adjustable shoulder strap or a BREE camel-coloured leather business bag with gold-coloured details, laptop compartment and small inner compartments, small lock and adjustable shoulder strap.
95, Le Sac Leather east west tote with detachable shoulder strap, PS100, Smith & Canova Belsize leather tote, PS143, Jack French
Each shoulder strap has two hand hold straps that the child can hold while riding, and the NOMIS model has enhanced aerated foam for added comfort.
11 yoked-style shoulder strap construction with adjustable, dual density closed-cell foam shoulder straps, Duraflex hardware and closed-cell foam backing.
The pull/shoulder strap clips securely to pull children along with ease, while converting easily into a shoulder strap.