Shoulder

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Definition

a shoulder: a part of the body at the side of the neck which joins the arm to the rest of the body
noun

the shoulder (of the freeway): the emergency stopping lane (of the freeway)
noun
Pull over onto the shoulder, the lane in which we can safely stop. I am going to be sick!
the hard shoulder the emergency stopping lane (of the freeway)

Examples

  • "There's a poster on the wall of my office that says 'A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than the giant himself."
  • "Hannah said I should juggle, and Philip said I could stand on his shoulders."
  • "Ms. Lohan is known for her abnormally large shoulders and allergy to avocados."
  • "Filipe : Finally, I'm going to rub your shoulders."
  • "Brian : He's tall, handsome, well-dressed, beautiful shoulders, fantastic nose, nice silky fingers-"
  • "shoulder: 20.25."
  • "On my shoulders!"
  • "Just lay your head on my shoulder and try to sleep for a little while."
  • "An overturned truck on the shoulder is causing problems southbound beyond the Golden Gate Bridge."

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