spaghetti strap


: a very slender fabric shoulder strap

Example Sentences

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Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spaghetti strap was in 1972

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Cite this Entry

“Spaghetti strap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

spaghetti strap

: very thin fabric shoulder strap
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