Definition of drop shoulder in English:

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drop shoulder

(also dropped shoulder)


A style of shoulder on a garment cut so that the seam is positioned on the upper arm rather than the shoulder.
Example sentences
  • Easy jersey tops are worn with drop shoulder on one side, matched with slim pants or mini-skirts.
  • Notice if it has drop shoulders or if the sleeves are set in at the natural armhole.
  • I bought 12 skeins of Rowanspun 4 ply and make a simple crew neck pull-over with dropped shoulder.

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Syllabification: drop shoul·der

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