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garter belt

Syllabification: gar·ter belt

Definition of garter belt in English:

noun

North American
A belt with attached garters or fasteners, worn as an undergarment to hold up stockings.
Example sentences
  • Beside this, an armchair was covered in a wild outgrowth of clothes: summer dresses; stockings; suspenders; a garter belt; an ornate white basque that she had worn for him one night.
  • The dress lay open in the back to reveal a black lace bra, panties and the garter belt that lay against her hips.
  • A warmly welcomed returning veteran is the garter belt.

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