noun bre·telle \brəˈtel\

Definition of bretelle



  1. :  one of a pair of ornamental straps that go from the belt on the front of a dress over the shoulders to the belt in back

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Origin and Etymology of bretelle

French, from Old French bretele, carrying strap, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German brittil rein — more at bridle

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