suspender

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

sus·pend·er

noun \sə-ˈspen-dər\

suspenders : straps that are used for holding up pants and that go over a person's shoulders

Full Definition of SUSPENDER

1
:  one that suspends
2
:  a device by which something may be suspended: as
a :  one of two supporting bands worn across the shoulders to support trousers, skirt, or belt —usually used in plural and often with pair
b British :  a fastener attached to a garment or garter to hold up a stocking or sock; also :  a device consisting of garter and fastener
sus·pend·ered \-dərd\ adjective

First Known Use of SUSPENDER

1524

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