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suspender

noun uk   /səˈspen.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
[C] UK ( US garter) a type of button that fastens onto a woman's stockings to hold them upsuspenders [plural] US ( UK braces) a pair of narrow straps that stretch from the front of the trousers over your shoulders to the back to hold them up
Translations of “suspender”
in Chinese (Traditional) 吊襪帶…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吊袜带…
(Definition of suspender from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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