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English definition of “suspenders”

suspenders

noun [plural]
 
 
/səˈspendəz/
FOR WOMEN UK (US garters) pieces of elastic fixed to a belt that hold up a woman's stockings (= very thin pieces of clothing that cover a woman's foot and leg) Fastening clothing and textiles
FOR TROUSERS US (UK braces) two straps fixed to a pair of trousers that go over your shoulders and stop the trousers from falling downFastening clothing and textiles
(Definition of suspenders from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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