Meaning of “suspenders” - Learner’s Dictionary

suspenders

noun [ plural ] uk us /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)

FOR TROUSERS US (UK braces)

two straps fixed to a pair of trousers that go over your shoulders and stop the trousers from falling down

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