shoulder pad


: a small pad used to shape the shoulder of a shirt, dress, or jacket

Examples of shoulder pad in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Buried about 2 feet down, a breastplate, a backplate, one shoulder pad, forearm bracers and a helmet belonging to an ancient suit of armor were found, according to the release. Irene Wright, Miami Herald, 4 Apr. 2024 During previous dives, hundreds of artifacts have been collected from the wrecks, including ceramic dishes, a pencil case, a hairbrush and an ornamental shoulder pad from an officer’s uniform. Brendan Rascius, Miami Herald, 24 Jan. 2024 Everyone knows that the shoulder pad look has been trending all season and this Mini Dress is the perfect way to master the look. Mia Meltzer, Rolling Stone, 21 Nov. 2023 Coming from the other direction, Jackson launched himself high and caught Thomas in the facemask with his forearm and right shoulder pad. Mark Inabinett |, al, 17 Sep. 2023 There were black sequined mini dresses, dainty little leather gloves, and sharp shoulder pad striped suits. Tara Gonzalez, Harper's BAZAAR, 27 June 2023 The sling also has a wide mesh shoulder pad for comfort and works with Sea to Summit’s newer lightweight dry bags. Kari Bodnarchuk,, 31 May 2023

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“Shoulder pad.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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