AskDefine | Define suspender

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suspender n : elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural) [syn: brace, gallus]

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suspender (Plural: suspenders)
  1. Something or someone who suspends.
  2. An item of apparel consisting of a strap worn over the shoulder and used hold up trousers. Called braces in other parts of the world.
  3. An item of apparel consisting of a band of elastic material, worn around the thigh and used to hold up a stocking; a garter


Something or someone who suspends
an item used hold up trousers
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