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1. garter

noun. ['ˈgɑːrtɝ'] a band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve).

Synonyms

  • band

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin

Etymology

  • gartier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Garter Belt

  • vanpelt
  • svelte
  • smelt
  • dwelt
  • welte
  • welt
  • velte
  • pelt
  • melt
  • knelt
  • helt
  • heldt
  • felt
  • feldt
  • dealt
  • celt

Example sentences of the word garter-belt


1. Noun Phrase
The suspenders hang straight down from the garter belt, on the front and back of each leg.

2. Noun Phrase
A garter belt has clips that the stockings can be attached to so they stay up.

3. Noun Phrase
Sewing your own garter belt and stockings may seem like a difficult or expensive task.

4. Noun Phrase
Before the invention of panty hose, women were limited to wearing garter belts to hold up their stockings.

2. garter

verb. ['ˈgɑːrtɝ'] fasten with or as if with a garter.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • untie
  • unstaple
  • unbar

Etymology

  • gartier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. belt

noun. ['ˈbɛlt'] endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys.

Synonyms

  • belting
  • conveyor belt
  • driving belt
  • track
  • conveyer belt
  • fan belt
  • caterpillar track
  • loop
  • band
  • caterpillar tread
  • conveyer
  • conveyor

Antonyms

  • enrich
  • praise
  • flatter
  • succeed

4. belt

noun. ['ˈbɛlt'] a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist).

Synonyms

  • baldrick
  • safety belt
  • belting
  • accessory
  • money belt
  • cartridge belt
  • accoutrement
  • accouterment
  • baldric
  • safety harness
  • Sam Browne belt
  • life belt
  • belt buckle

Antonyms

  • detach
  • promote
  • miss
  • stay in place

5. belt

noun. ['ˈbɛlt'] an elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found.

Synonyms

  • part
  • greenway
  • asteroid belt
  • greenbelt

Antonyms

  • connect
  • attach
  • stay
  • unify

6. belt

verb. ['ˈbɛlt'] sing loudly and forcefully.

Synonyms

  • belt out

Antonyms

  • unzip
  • unchain

7. belt

verb. ['ˈbɛlt'] deliver a blow to.

Antonyms

  • unstaple

8. belt

noun. ['ˈbɛlt'] a vigorous blow.

Synonyms

  • bang
  • smash
  • knock
  • bash
  • blow

Antonyms

  • middle
  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning

9. belt

noun. ['ˈbɛlt'] ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun.

Synonyms

  • ammo
  • belt ammunition
  • ammunition

Antonyms

  • inhale
  • come
  • conserve
  • outside

10. belt

verb. ['ˈbɛlt'] fasten with a belt.

Synonyms

  • secure
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • unwire
  • unlock
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