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British English: /ˈʃəʊldə/
American English: /ˈʃoʊldər/

Translation of shoulder in German:


  • 1
    Schulter Fem.
    shoulder to shoulder (literal or figurative) put or set one's shoulder to the wheel [figurative] straight from the shoulder [figurative] cry on somebody's shoulder [figurative]
    sich bei jemandem ausweinen
    give somebody the cold shoulder
    jemanden schneiden
    get the cold shoulder from somebody
    von jemandem geschnitten werden
    chip 1 1 , → head 1 1 , → rub 1 1
  • 2in pl. (upper part of back)
    Schultern Pl.
    (of garment) Schulterpartie Fem.
    lie or rest/fall on somebody's shoulders [figurative]
    auf jemandes Schultern Dat. lasten/jemandem aufgebürdet werden
    he has broad shoulders [figurative] (is able to take responsibility)
    er hat einen breiten Rücken
    have or be an old head on young shoulders [figurative]
    reif für sein Alter sein
    have a good head on one's shoulders [figurative]
    Köpfchen haben [informal]
  • 4 (Cookery)
    Bug Mask.
    Schulter Fem.
    shoulder of lamb/veal
    Lamm-/Kalbsschulter Fem.
  • 5 (in road construction)
    Randstreifen Mask.
    Seitenstreifen Mask.
    hard shoulder

transitive verb

  • 1 (push with shoulder) shoulder one's way through the crowd
    sich rempelnd einen Weg durch die Menge bahnen
  • 2 (take on one's shoulders)
    übernehmen (Verantwortung, Aufgabe)
    auf sich Akk. nehmen (Schuld, Bürde)
    shoulder arms (Mil)
    das Gewehr schultern

Phrasal verbs

shoulder aside

transitive verb
beiseite rempeln
beiseite schieben

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