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suspenders pl (plural only)
- (US) A pair of straps crossing one's shoulders and extending down to one's trousers, where a clip or button arrangement allows them to affix to the trousers, ensuring that they will not fall off. (Britain) Braces.
- (Britain) Small straps, attached to a suspender belt, that hold up a woman's stockings. (US) Garters.
trouser supporter — see suspender
stocking supporter — see garter