shoulder strap

noun
|Updated on: 4 Jul 2018

Definition of shoulder strap

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

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Definition of shoulder strap for English Language Learners

  • : a strap that is used to carry or hold something on your shoulder or to hold up a piece of clothing



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