Suspender meaning

sə-spĕn'dər
One, such as a hook, that suspends something else.
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An often elastic strap worn over the shoulders to support trousers.
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A garter.
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Something or someone who suspends.
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(US) An item of apparel consisting of a strap worn over the shoulder and used hold up trousers. Called braces in other parts of the world.
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(UK) 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.
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Origin of suspender

  • From suspend + -er.
    From Wiktionary