Translation of garter in Spanish:

garter

Pronunciation: /ˈgɑːrtər; ˈgɑːtə(r)/

n

  • 1 1.1 (around calf, thigh) liga (feminine)
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    • Suave and a touch oily, the magician, all in black with a red-lined cape and red cummerbund, passes his hoop around a young woman in a black corset, garters and stockings who levitates within a shaft of light.
    • To complement all of this, Cinders carries a wonderful range of accessories, shoes, veils, tiaras, feathers, stockings and garters.
    • Common gifts were jewels, gloves, silk stockings, flowers, garters, handkerchiefs, and paperweights.
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    • She wore cream colored stockings held up with garters from her corset.
    • Olivia could only laugh as she hooked her stockings onto the garters.
    • In the practice room, Kirby had changed into a satin corset with garters that held up ivory stockings.
    1.2 (on belt, girdle) (American English/inglés norteamericano) liga (feminine) 1.3 (around arm) liga (feminine)
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    • He had a handle bar mustache and still wore garters on his sleeves.
  • 2 (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) ) the Order/a Knight of the Garter la orden de/un caballero de la orden de la Jarretera

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