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1. shoulder

noun. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm.

Synonyms

  • teres
  • axillary cavity
  • body part
  • axilla
  • teres muscle
  • body
  • axillary fossa
  • torso
  • armpit

Antonyms

  • thin
  • hardness
  • bore
  • fall

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Shoulder

  • beholder
  • smolder
  • polder
  • nolder
  • moulder
  • molder
  • holder
  • golder
  • folder
  • dolder
  • colder
  • boulder
  • bolder
  • older

Sentences with shoulder


1. Adjective, comparative
Yogis often do tree pose with arms lifted, shoulder width apart.

2. Adjective
Start with your feet apart, approximately shoulder width.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Then, sew or glue the top shoulder seam.

Quotes about shoulder


1. I remember when humor was gentle pokes. I used to call it 'arm around the shoulder' humor. Now they go for the jugular and they take no prisoners. It's mean, mean stuff.
- Robert Orben

2. There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.
- Charles Morgan

3. You are not Atlas carrying the world on your shoulder. It is good to remember that the planet is carrying you.
- Vandana Shiva

2. cold-shoulder

verb. pay no attention to, disrespect.

Synonyms

  • discount
  • brush off
  • dismiss
  • brush aside
  • disregard
  • slight
  • ignore

Antonyms

  • oblige
  • pull
  • increase
  • mark up

3. off-the-shoulder

adjective. not covering the shoulders (especially in the case of a blouse or dress).

Antonyms

  • adorned

4. shoulder

verb. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] lift onto one's shoulders.

Synonyms

  • elevate
  • bring up
  • get up
  • lift

Antonyms

  • sit down
  • lie down
  • go to bed
  • turn in

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. shoulder

verb. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] push with the shoulders.

Antonyms

  • start

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. shoulder

noun. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder.

Synonyms

  • garment

Antonyms

  • thick
  • porosity

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. shoulder

noun. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula.

Synonyms

  • circumflex humeral artery
  • enarthrodial joint
  • spheroid joint
  • arteria circumflexa humeri
  • trunk
  • articulatio spheroidea
  • rotator cuff
  • enarthrosis
  • ball-and-socket joint
  • shoulder joint
  • cotyloid joint
  • articulatio humeri
  • body
  • arteria circumflexa scapulae
  • torso
  • shoulder blade
  • circumflex scapular artery
  • shoulder bone

Antonyms

  • bless
  • demote
  • descent
  • decrease

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. shoulder

noun. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • cut of meat

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • discharge
  • begin

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. shoulder

noun. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road.

Synonyms

  • hard shoulder
  • road
  • route
  • berm

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • breakableness
  • solidity
  • unbreakableness

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. shoulder

verb. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] carry a burden, either real or metaphoric.

Synonyms

  • transport

Antonyms

  • dress down
  • undress

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))
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