shoulder to shoulder

Definition of shoulder to shoulder

  1. 1 :  physically close together Everyone was standing/squeezed shoulder to shoulder on the crowded bus.

  2. 2 :  united together to achieve a shared goal I stand shoulder to shoulder with the other legislators in this effort.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the laterally projecting part of the human body formed of the bones and joints with their covering tissue by which the arm is connected with the trunk

    :  the region of the body of nonhuman vertebrates that corresponds to the shoulder but is less projecting

    :  the two shoulders and the upper part of the back

  1. :  to push or thrust with or as if with the shoulder :  jostle

    :  to place or bear on the shoulder

    :  to assume the burden or responsibility of

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