suspender Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “suspender” in the English Dictionary

"suspender" in British English

See all translations


uk   /səˈspen.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
[C] UK (US garter) a ​longpiece of elastic that ​hangs down from a suspender ​belt and ​holds a stocking upsuspenders [plural] US (UK braces) a ​pair of ​narrowstraps that ​stretch from the ​front of the ​trousers over ​yourshoulders to the back to ​hold them up
(Definition of suspender from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “suspender”
in Chinese (Simplified) 吊袜带…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吊襪帶…
What is the pronunciation of suspender?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

SMART Thesaurus: Stockings, tights & socks

“suspender”: synonyms and related words:

You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:

Word of the Day


to succeed in finishing something or reaching an aim, especially after a lot of work or effort

Word of the Day

Take the rough with the smooth (Idioms to describe dealing with problems)
Take the rough with the smooth (Idioms to describe dealing with problems)
by Kate Woodford,
October 07, 2015
Readers of this blog will know that from time to time, we focus on frequent idioms. This week, we’re looking at idioms that we use to describe the way we deal with – or fail to deal with – problems and difficult situations. Starting with the positive, if you are in a

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More