shoulder strap


Definition of shoulder strap

: a strap that passes across the shoulder and holds up an article or garment

Examples of shoulder strap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This two bottle wine tote carrier from Tirrinia has a padded shoulder strap and a durable top handle for easy carrying. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 16 Sep. 2022 Carrying options are also versatile, with a shoulder strap as well as handles. Alesandra Dubin, Woman's Day, 9 Sep. 2022 Aside from the club compartment and zip pocket, the bag’s only other features are its single shoulder strap, carry handle and matching rain hood. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 28 July 2022 Plus, there are elastic straps to keep it secure and a shoulder strap for easy carrying. Alyssa Gautieri, Good Housekeeping, 1 Aug. 2022 Key features include an adjustable shoulder strap and a handy mat for changing. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 24 Aug. 2022 The umbrella weighs under 4 pounds and comes with a carrying case that has a shoulder strap. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 27 June 2022 It's made from a durable cotton-canvas fabric and has that signature shoulder strap that extends into the body of the tote for easy (and eye-catching) carrying. Eva Thomas,, 1 Apr. 2022 Our experts love that with a detachable shoulder strap in addition to the handle, this lunch box is extremely portable. Olivia Lipski, Good Housekeeping, 10 Aug. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of shoulder strap

1688, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shoulder strap was in 1688

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20 Sep 2022

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“Shoulder strap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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