spaghetti strap
noun Date: 1972 a very slender fabric shoulder strap

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  • spaghetti strap — ☆ spaghetti strap n. a very thin shoulder strap on a woman s garment …   English World dictionary

  • Spaghetti strap — Bridesmaid dress with spaghetti straps A spaghetti strap (also called noodle strap) is a very thin shoulder strap used in clothing, such as camisoles, crop tops, cocktail dresses, and evening gowns, so named for its resemblance to the thin pasta… …   Wikipedia

  • spaghetti strap — spaghet′ti strap n. clo coo a thin, often rounded strip of fabric used in women s clothing, as to form a shoulder strap • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • spaghetti strap — a thin, often rounded strip of fabric used in women s clothing, as to form a shoulder strap on a bare shouldered garment. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • spaghetti strap — noun A very thin strap on a dress, etc …   Wiktionary

  • spaghetti strap — noun a thin rounded shoulder strap on an item of women s clothing …   English new terms dictionary

  • spaghetti strap — a thin, often rounded strip of fabric used in women s clothing, as to form a shoulder strap on a bare shouldered garment. [1970 75] * * * noun, pl ⋯ straps [count] : a very thin piece of material that is worn over the shoulder and that holds up a …   Useful english dictionary

  • spaghetti — (n.) 1849 (as sparghetti, in Eliza Acton s Modern Cookery ), from It. spaghetti, pl. of spaghetto string, twine, dim. of spago cord, of uncertain origin. Spaghetti Western (one filmed in Italy) first attested 1969. Spaghetti strap is from 1972 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Strap — A strap, sometimes also called strop, is an elongated flap or ribbon, usually of fabric or leather.Thin straps are used as part of clothing or baggage, or bedding such as a sleeping bag. See for example spaghetti strap, shoulder strap. A strap… …   Wikipedia

  • spaghetti — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bolognese, carbonara (both only after noun) ▪ Her mum served spaghetti bolognese. ▪ home made ▪ canned (AmE), tinned (BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

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