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synonyms for suspenders

  • bands
  • braces
  • garters
  • shoulder straps
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How to use suspenders in a sentence

His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Tim had come by this time, fastening his suspenders as he came, and caring less for his appearance than his mother.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The man with the Sampson suspenders was looking rather contemptuously at his flock of sheep.
SEEING THINGS AT NIGHTHEYWOOD BROUN
Father said he didn't see any use of it, because the common people didn't wear suspenders, and so didn't need the buttons.
IN CAMP WITH A TIN SOLDIERJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
I would like it much; so was sent accordingly with an assortment of pocket knives, combs and suspenders.
NURSE AND SPY IN THE UNION ARMYS. EMMA E. EDMONDS
Socks I had none; neither had I suspenders, an improvised belt taking their place.
OX-TEAM DAYS ON THE OREGON TRAILEZRA MEEKER
The old house where they had lived was replaced by a factory that had made suspenders and now was turning out cartridge-belts.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
They are not so convenient to work, however, as suspenders, and the goods do not feed so rapidly.
ANIMAL PROTEINSHUGH GARNER BENNETT
He apes your fashion in suspenders, the tilt of your cap, your method in shinny.
HINTS TO PILGRIMSCHARLES STEPHEN BROOKS
You look to me like you might tote an umbrella and wear suspenders, and go home of nights.'
ROADS OF DESTINYO. HENRY
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