January 31, 2015 – Word of the Day



A strap is a long piece of fabric, plastic, leather, rubber, etc., that provides safety or attaches an object to a person.

  • A guitar strap allows a guitarist to stand up while playing.
guitar strap
  • A strap on a bike helmet keeps the helmet attached to a bicyclist’s head.
helmet strap
  • Goggles require a strap.
  • Some women’s shoes have straps.
  • The straps on a car seat keep your baby safe and secure.
  • Strap the child into the car seat. (This sentence uses "strap" as a verb. )
car seat

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