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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 shoulder straps are often made of two strips of hide joined by a seam at the center.
Bearing all these impressive elements is the Evan, a sophisticated yet functional handbag with 1 zip pocket, a phone pocket, a tablet compartment, and removable and adjustable shoulder straps.
The Killshot includes a two-liter, reversible Hydrapak bladder with an insulated hose, adjustable shoulder straps, a large-capacity main compartment, three horizontal compression straps and hip-belt zippered pockets to keep calls or navigation accessories handy.
Always use both shoulder straps to help better distribute the weight and ensure the shoulder straps are adjusted so that the pack sits snugly on the child's back.
A tubular aluminum "H" frame forms the foundation, and a well-padded hip belt and shoulder straps support a load comfortably.
Included are 2-inch nylon shoulder straps, back pads--and space for anything you want to strap on.
At that time the 1937 pattern webbing consisted of a waist belt, two shoulder straps, a side pack, a water bottle and a back pack.
99 Ironman3 Backpack BACKPACK with a spacious main compartment and mesh side pockets, Ironman3 artwork and reflective panels on the shoulder straps.
The Piggyback Rider has adjustable shoulder straps and a chest strap for added support.
To reiterate, the student flew the sortie minus the shoulder straps.