shoulder pad

shoulder pad
shoulder pads
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Shoulder pads are small pads that are put inside the shoulders of a jacket, coat, or other article of clothing in order to raise them.

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  • shoulder pad — n a small thick piece of material that is fixed inside the shoulders of dress or jacket to make your shoulders look bigger …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shoulder pad — shoulder ,pad noun count usually plural 1. ) a thick soft piece of material inside the shoulders of a piece of clothing such as a jacket 2. ) a large piece of hard plastic that is worn under a shirt to protect a player s shoulders in the sport of …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shoulder pad — UK / US noun [countable, usually plural] Word forms shoulder pad : singular shoulder pad plural shoulder pads 1) a thick soft piece of material inside the shoulders of a piece of clothing such as a jacket 2) a large piece of hard plastic that is… …   English dictionary

  • shoulder pad — noun a pad sewn into the shoulder of a garment to provide shape or give protection …   English new terms dictionary

  • shoulder pad — noun protective garment consisting of a hard rounded pad worn by football players to protect their shoulders • Hypernyms: ↑protective garment …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoulder pad — noun a) a type of padding sometimes used in clothing to give the wearer the illusion of less sloping shoulders. b) a piece of protective equipment used in American and Canadian football …   Wiktionary

  • shoulder pad — noun (C) a thick flat piece of material that is fixed under the shoulders of a piece of clothing to make your shoulders look bigger …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Shoulder pads (fashion) — Shoulder pads are a type of fabric covered padding used in mens and womens clothing to give the wearer the illusion of having broader, and less sloping shoulders. In men s styles, shoulder pads are often used in suits, jackets and overcoats,… …   Wikipedia

  • pad — pad1 [pad] n. [echoic, but infl. by PAD3] the dull sound made by a footstep or staff on the ground pad2 [pad] n. [? var. of POD1] 1. a soft, stuffed saddle 2. anything made of or stuffed wi …   English World dictionary

  • shoulder — n. & v. n. 1 a the part of the body at which the arm, foreleg, or wing is attached. b (in full shoulder joint) the end of the upper arm joining with the collar bone and blade bone. c either of the two projections below the neck from which the… …   Useful english dictionary

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