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shoulder

shoul·der

shoulder

 
 
pronunciation:
shol dr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part of the human body between the neck and the upper arm.
I practiced pitching the ball until my shoulder was sore.
 
definition 2: a similar part of an animal's body.
definition 3: the edge or border of a road where cars can stop.
The driver had to park on the shoulder of the road until the rain stopped.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: shouldered, shouldering, shoulders
definition 1: to place on one's shoulders.
They shouldered the canoe.
definition 2: to push roughly with the shoulder or shoulders.
The football players shouldered each other.
similar words:
push
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