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shoulder strap

Syllabification: shoul·der strap

Definition of shoulder strap in English:

noun

1A narrow strip of material going over the shoulder from the front to the back of a garment.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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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