how to pronounce suspender


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suspender is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of suspender


  1. 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.
  2. Something or someone who suspends.
  3. An item of apparel consisting of a strap worn over the shoulder and used to hold up trousers. Called braces in other parts of the world.

suspender frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word suspender occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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