Definition of shoulder pad in English:

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shoulder pad

noun

1A shaped pad sewn into the shoulder of a garment to provide bulk and shape.
Example sentences
  • Fine-tune the shoulder pad position in a garment.
  • He was wearing a large black cloak, with the a flag stitched onto the right shoulder pad.
  • The car went backwards and I grabbed the car seat and the shoulder pad of his jacket.
1.1A hard protective pad for the shoulders used in certain sports, such as ice hockey and American football.
Example sentences
  • Rogers, who is returning from a broken right collarbone, wears a rubber shoulder pad during workouts as a precaution.
  • If he does participate, Rogers likely will wear a rubber shoulder pad to reduce the impact of any incidental hits.
  • The only problem is that Schulters' helmet still hasn't hit Ward's, and the replays clearly showed it was a clean hit with his shoulder pad.

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