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a shoulder to cry on

Definition of a shoulder to cry on

  1. 1 :  a person who gives sympathy and support <She's always been a sympathetic shoulder to cry on.>

  2. 2 :  sympathy and support <He offered me a shoulder to cry on when my husband left me.>



Word by Word Definitions

shoulderplay
  1. :  the laterally projecting part of the human body formed of the bones and joints with their covering tissue by which the arm is connected with the trunk

    :  the region of the body of nonhuman vertebrates that corresponds to the shoulder but is less projecting

    :  the two shoulders and the upper part of the back

  1. :  to push or thrust with or as if with the shoulder :  jostle

    :  to place or bear on the shoulder

    :  to assume the burden or responsibility of

  1. :  to utter loudly :  shout

    :  beg, beseech

    :  to proclaim publicly :  advertise

  1. :  an instance of crying: as

    :  an inarticulate utterance of distress, rage, or pain

    :  outcry, clamor


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