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Definition of shoulder:

  1. The lateral portion of the scapular region, where the scapula joins with the clavicle and humerus and is covered by the rounded mass of the deltoid.
  2. The upper part of the back; the which elevates and sustains.
  3. The joint, or parts about the joints, by which the arm of a man or the foreleg of a quadruped is connected with the body; the upper joint of the foreleg of an animal cut for the market; anything resembling a shoulder; a prominence; the angle of a bastion.
  4. To push with the shoulder or with violence; to take upon the shoulder. Shoulder of mutton sail, a triangular sail.

Google Ngram Viewer results for shoulder:

This graph shows how "shoulder" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for shoulder:

  1. " Yes, that will do, Jessop," he said, over his shoulder. "The Ghost Pirates" , William Hope Hodgson.
  2. And suddenly the other put his hand on the great man's shoulder. "They Call Me Carpenter" , Upton Sinclair.
  3. He pointed to his shoulder. "The Rough Road" , William John Locke.

Quotes for shoulder:

  1. I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed. - Bette Davis
  2. In a way you can feel that the poet actually is looking over your shoulder, and you say to yourself, now, how would this go for him? Would this do or not? - Robert Fitzgerald
  3. He who is silent must be agreed with, for what shall the wings of opposition thresh upon, without the winds of conversation to shoulder them. - Bryant H. McGill
  4. I can't swim at the level I used to. I had to retire because of an injury to my shoulder. - Scott Speedman
  5. Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them. - Tom Stoppard

Rhymes for shoulder:

  1. beholder.
  2. bolder, boulder, colder, folder, golder, holder, molder, moulder.
  3. older, polder, smolder.

Idioms for shoulder:

  1. stand shoulder to shoulder with sb
  2. give sb the cold shoulder
  3. have a chip on your shoulder
  4. looking over shoulder
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