Definition of soft shoulder noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


soft shoulder

BrE BrE//ˌsɒft ˈʃəʊldə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɔːft ˈʃoʊldər//
(North American English) Types of road
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a strip of ground with a soft surface at the edge of a road compare verge See related entries: Types of road
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: soft shoulder