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strap·less

 (străp′lĭs)
adj.
Having no strap or straps, as a dress or an undergarment.
n.
A garment having no strap or straps.
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strapless

(ˈstræplɪs)
adj
(Clothing & Fashion) (of a woman's formal dress, brassiere, etc) without straps over the shoulders
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strap•less

(ˈstræp lɪs)

adj.
1. lacking a strap or straps.
2. having no shoulder straps to hold it in place; bare–shouldered: a strapless gown.
n.
3. a woman's gown or other garment that exposes the shoulders and has no shoulder straps.
[1840–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strapless - a woman's garment that exposes the shoulders and has no shoulder straps
dress, frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
Adj.1.strapless - having no straps; "a strapless evening gown"
unsupported - not held up or borne; "removal of the central post left the roof unsupported"
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Translations

strapless

[ˈstræplɪs] ADJ [dress, bra] → sin tirantes
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

strapless

[ˈstræpləs] adj [bra, dress] → sans bretelles
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

strapless

[ˈstræplɪs] adj (bra, dress) → senza spalline
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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