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Definition of square-shouldered in English:


(Of a person or garment) having broad, square shoulders that do not slope.
Example sentences
  • I heard a whinny, then the squeak of leather as a big, square-shouldered man dismounted.
  • Tall, loose-limbed and square-shouldered, Taylor still has all the vestiges of the matinee-idol good looks that labelled him one of the most handsome men on the dance scene in the second half of the last century.
  • By the time he was a sophomore in high school, Lakin was a square-shouldered boy who could drive the ball 400 feet from both sides of the plate and throw fastballs in at least the high 80s.
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