Definition of shoulder strap in English:

shoulder strap

Syllabification: shoul·der strap


  • 1A narrow strip of material going over the shoulder from the front to the back of a garment.
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    • Jack's right hand slid under the shoulder strap of her bikini top and slowly began to ease the material down.
    • There were no sleeves, only a shoulder strap, and a low back.
    • I also would like something that has a shoulder strap.
  • 1.1A long strap attached to a bag for carrying it over the shoulder.
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    • The shoulder strap makes carrying the PC even easier.
    • A shoulder strap and reinforced handles make it easy to carry.
    • Each camera ships with a a matching bag, wrist strap, shoulder strap and charms also designed by none other than Gwen Stefani.
  • 1.2A strip of cloth from shoulder to collar on a military uniform bearing a symbol of rank.
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    • Carry a small family pet to safety in a large cloth tote bag with shoulder straps.
    • Those taking the oath wore an orange strip, known as the ‘Red Tab’, on their shoulder straps.

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