Definition of suspender noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//səˈspendə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//səˈspendər//
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  1. 1[countable, usually plural] (British English) (North American English garter) a short circle of elastic for holding up a sock or stocking
  2. 2suspenders (North American English) (British English braces) [plural] long narrow pieces of cloth, leather, etc. for holding trousers/pants up. They are fastened to the top of the trousers/pants at the front and back and passed over the shoulders.
  3. Extra examples Her black stockings were held up by red suspenders. She performed the act in stockings and suspenders. The suspenders held up his trousers.