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strap British & World English

A strip of leather, cloth, or other flexible material, used to fasten, secure, or carry something or to hold on to something

strap English Thesaurus

he undid the thick leather straps

the strap in strap British & World English

Punishment by beating with a strip of leather

strap-on British & World English

Able to be attached by a strap or straps

strap hinge British & World English

A hinge with long leaves or flaps for screwing on to the surface of a door or gate

kicking strap British & World English

A strap used to prevent a horse from kicking

shoulder strap British & World English

A narrow strip of material going over the shoulder from front to back of a garment

spaghetti strap British & World English

A thin shoulder strap on an item of women’s clothing

strapped British & World English

Short of money

chinstrap British & World English

A strap attached to a hat, helmet, or other headgear, designed to hold it in place by fitting under the wearer’s chin

deckle British & World English

A device in a papermaking machine for limiting the size of the sheet, consisting of a continuous belt on either side of the wire

deckle strap in deckle British & World English

A device in a papermaking machine for limiting the size of the sheet, consisting of a continuous belt on either side of the wire

jockstrap British & World English

A support or protection for the male genitals, worn especially by sportsmen

strapline British & World English

A subsidiary heading or caption in a newspaper or magazine

strapwork British & World English

Ornamentation imitating pierced and interlaced straps