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  • EN [ ˈʃəʊldə(r)]
  • US [ ˈʃoʊldər]

English definition


  • 1. the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm

  • 2. a cut of beef from the shoulder of the animal

  • 3. a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula

  • 4. narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road


  • 1. lift onto one's shoulders

  • 2. push with the shoulders;

    • "He shouldered his way into the crowd"
  • 3. carry a burden, either real or metaphoric;

    • "shoulder the burden"

Example sentences

  • I recognized him by the set of his head [ shoulder ].

  • The wife looked over her shoulder at her husband when she was hesitant.

  • I had a bad fall, which put my shoulder out of joint.

  • He'll shoulder the task.

  • Some people can put back a twisted joint, like the shoulder, by careful manipulation.

  • The heavy load of managing production was then placed on his shoulder.

  • It is embarrassing to have someone looking over your shoulder while you're at work, as though you could not be trusted.

  • I patted him on the shoulder.

  • The bullet hit him squarely between the shoulder blades.

  • I feel a dull ache in the shoulder.

  • The shoulder pole creaked under the weight of the luggage.

  • He dislocated his shoulder in the accident.

  • The arrow pierced his shoulder.

  • the shoulder straps of her dress

  • He put a pudgy arm around Harry's shoulder.

  • Her ear, shoulder and hip are in a straight line.

  • The car pulled up too fast and skidded on the dusty shoulder of the road.

  • He has had to shoulder the responsibility of his father'smistakes.

  • Luke answered by tightening his grip on her shoulder.

  • He thumped my shoulder affectionately, nearly knocking me over.

  • A nurse patted me on the shoulder and said, "You have a good cry, dear."

  • The bags have adjustable shoulder straps.

  • He had a small green rucksack slung over one shoulder.

  • He gave her an encouraging pat on the shoulder.

  • You should have seen Boris's face when Hugh tapped him on the shoulder. Talk about surprise!

  • He felt a thump on his shoulder.

  • He had this chip on his shoulder about my mum and dad thinking that they're better than him.

Phrase collocation

  • be looking over one's shoulders

    be anxious or insecure about a possible danger

    • takeovers are the thing that keeps suppliers looking over their shoulders.

  • put one's shoulder to the wheel

    set to work vigorously

  • shoulder arms

    hold a rifle against the right side of the body, barrel upwards

  • a shoulder to cry on

    someone who listens sympathetically to someone's problems

  • put (one's) shoulder to the wheel

    To apply oneself vigorously; make a concentrated effort.

  • shoulder to shoulder

    In close proximity; side by side.

    In close cooperation.

  • straight from the shoulder

    Delivered directly from the shoulder. Used of a punch.

    Honestly; candidly.

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