Adjective "Gartered" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Gartered


    Definition:

    1. Also called, British, sock suspender, suspender. an article of clothing for holding up a stocking or sock, usually an elastic band around the leg or an elastic strap hanging from a girdle or other undergarment.

    2. a similar band worn to hold up a shirt sleeve.

    3. a leather strap for passing through a loop at the back of a boot and buckling around the leg to keep the boot from slipping.

    4. British. the badge of the Order of the Garter. membership in the Order. (initial capital letter)

    Origin:
    garter

    Examples:

    "rumps can be gartered."

    "legs can be gartered."