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Definition of "shouldered" [shoul•dered]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of shoulder. (verb)
  • Having or pertaining to shoulders. (adjective)

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Use "shouldered" in a sentence
  • "And Mr. Junkin shouldered the blame, his otherwise sterling 19-year career marred by that one play."
  • "Polly, a principle that can't bear being laughed at, frowned on, and cold-shouldered, is n't worthy of the name."
  • "The opening is of the form sometimes called the shouldered arch, a square lintel (which, curiously enough, is not one stone) resting on corbels; and the semicircular arch over this is of four orders, the uppermost of which projects considerably from the wall."
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