spaghetti strap

noun

Definition of spaghetti strap

: a very slender fabric shoulder strap

Examples of spaghetti strap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is a prime moment for discussion about their own wedding dresses, and Chrishell talks about her spaghetti strap feathered gown (and producers show a happy shot of Chrishell and Justin from a magazine spread about their wedding). Jean Bentley, refinery29.com, "R29 Binge Club: Selling Sunset Season 2 Recap," 27 May 2020 The star has worn this spaghetti strap tank on multiple occasions – once, for a Kylie Cosmetics campaign and again for a selfie session with her older sis Kendall. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Kylie Jenner, Hailey Baldwin, and Kendall Jenner Have All Worn This $30 Crop Top," 2 Mar. 2020 The form-fitting, teeny tiny, brown dress gave off major '90s style vibes with its spaghetti straps and low, straight neckline. Kayleigh Roberts, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kendall Jenner Wore the Tiniest Nude Dress to Buy Jewelry in Beverly Hills," 7 Nov. 2019 Her floor-length gown with spaghetti straps and delicate buttons would have looked right at home on the red carpet, but the sportiness of her baggy trousers added an unexpected athletic twist. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Rihanna Takes the Dress-Over-Pants Trend to the Next Level," 19 Sep. 2019 The actor wore a black, spaghetti strap, wide-leg jumpsuit with a white t-shirt underneath. Emma Sarran Webster, Teen Vogue, "Selena Gomez Wore the Ultimate 90s Outfit While out in Los Angeles," 27 May 2019 Baby Mandy rocks a navy spangled square-necked velvet dress with spaghetti straps, teamed with a delicate metallic necklace. Teen Vogue, "Mandy Moore Shared a Throwback '90s Homecoming Picture," 19 Oct. 2019 Her acid-yellow gown featured a sweetheart neckline, crystal spaghetti straps, and an intricate crystal bodice. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "Michelle Obama's Schiaparelli Gown Was Designed to Match Her "Strength and Energy"," 18 Nov. 2019 Wallis, on the other hand, went a little darker with a black spaghetti strap dress and her hair loose behind her shoulders. Ale Russian, PEOPLE.com, "Going Strong! Chris Pine and Annabelle Wallis Show Off Their Summer Style in N.Y.C," 26 June 2019

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1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Spaghetti strap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spaghetti%20strap. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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spaghetti strap

noun

English Language Learners Definition of spaghetti strap

: a very thin piece of material that is worn over the shoulder and that holds up a piece of clothing (such as a dress)

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