Meaning of “shoulder” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈʃəʊldər/
Extra Examples
She leaned her head on his shoulder.He slung his bag over his shoulder.I think you've dislocated your shoulder.Would you massage my shoulders?Don't tense your shoulders, just relax.

B1 where your arm joins your body next to your neck:

She looked over her shoulder.
He put his arm around my shoulder.
ROAD US UK hard shoulder

the area on the edge of a main road, where a car can stop in an emergency

(Definition of “shoulder noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)