suspender

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From suspend + -er.

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suspender ‎(plural suspenders)

  1. Something or someone who suspends.
  2. (US) 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. (Britain) An item of apparel used to hold up a sock or (now especially) a stocking, such as a garter, or each of the fastening-straps attached to a corset or suspender belt.

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suspender

  1. to suspend; to hang
  2. to suspend (to halt something temporarily)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin suspendere.

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  • IPA(key): /suspenˈder/, [suspe̞n̪ˈd̪e̞r]

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suspender ‎(first-person singular present suspendo, first-person singular preterite suspendí, past participle suspendido)

  1. to suspend
  2. to flunk, to fail to pass an exam or class

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