Meaning of “garter” in the English Dictionary

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"garter" in British English

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garternoun

uk /ˈɡɑː.tər/ us /ˈɡɑːr.t̬ɚ/

[ C ] a piece of elastic (= material that stretches) used, especially in the past, for holding up a stocking or sock

[ C ] US UK suspender a type of button that fastens onto a woman's stockings to hold them up

(Definition of “garter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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garternoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡɑrt̬·ər/

a narrow piece of elastic used for holding up a stocking or sock

(Definition of “garter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)