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Definition of "strap" []

  • A long narrow strip of pliant material such as leather. (noun)
  • Such a strip equipped with a buckle or similar fastener for binding or securing objects. (noun)
  • A thin flat metal or plastic band used for fastening or clamping objects together or into position. (noun)
  • A narrow band formed into a loop for grasping with the hand. (noun)
  • A razor strop. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "strap" in a sentence
  • "*apply teh 50s baving cap wif chin strap n fassen strap*"
  • "There was blood visible on the chin strap of his helmet."
  • "As I was stepping up to write the next answer, my right strap from the interior of my foot to the big toe got caught on the platform, and the part where the strap comes together, completely tore off."