Adjective "Halter" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Halter


    Definition:

    1. a rope or strap with a noose or headstall for leading or restraining horses or cattle.

    2. a rope with a noose for hanging criminals; the hangman's noose; gallows.

    3. death by hanging.

    4. Also called halter top. a woman's top, secured behind the neck and across the back, leaving the arms, shoulders, upperback, and often the midriff bare. verb (used with object)

    5. to put a halter on; restrain as by a halter.

    6. to hang (a person). adjective

    7. (of a garment) having a neckli

    Origin:
    halter

    Examples:

    "dresses can be halter."

    "tops can be halter."

    "collars can be halter."