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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.
GREEN EMBROIDERED FLORAL MIDI SLIP DRESS: Featuring an embroidered floral print, cami shoulder straps and a high-low hem.
Request for quotations : uniform accessories: shoulder straps, galloon
The pack is constructed of durable and quiet tricot with 600denier polyester Oxford, has a channeled back pattern that lets air circulate and the shoulder straps and hip belt are padded.
Adjustable shoulder straps allow backpack-style transport, and strap handles are included to carry by hand.
Level of support is fine for up to a C cup The shoulder straps would be better if they were just a little bit wider.
Always use both shoulder straps when carrying a backpack.
By using the waist strap in conjunction with taut shoulder straps, students can distribute the weight in their backpacks over their hip bones instead of the shoulders.
This kit comes with 1/2 yard each of blush pink glitter and nude stretch mesh, 2 1/2 yards of picot plush elastic in both 3/8" and 3/4" widths, 1 1/2 yards of 3/8"-width shoulder strap elastic, 3/8" hardware rings and sliders for shoulder straps and a PDF Barrett Bralette pattern, all packaged in a beautiful reusable box.
It comes with EPE filling on the shoulder straps and is water resistant as well.
The shoulder straps are often made of two strips of hide joined by a seam at the center.