Usually, suspenders. Also called, especially British, braces. adjustable straps or bands worn over the shoulders with the ends buttoned or clipped to the waistband of a pair of trousers or a skirt to support it.
British. garter.
a hanging cable or chain in a suspension bridge connecting the deck with the suspension cable or chain.
a person or thing that suspends.
(often pl) (Brit)

an elastic strap attached to a belt or corset having a fastener at the end, for holding up women’s stockings
a similar fastener attached to a garter worn by men in order to support socks US and Canadian equivalent garter

(pl) (US & Canadian) a pair of straps worn over the shoulders by men for holding up the trousers Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) braces
a person or thing that suspends, such as one of the vertical cables that carries the deck in a suspension bridge


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