shoulders meaning

EN[ˈʃoʊldɚz] [ˈʃəʊldəz]
  • For the body part, see Shoulder. For the band, see Shoulders (band).
  • Shoulders is a drinking game that involves players competing in a fast paced game attempting to "count" to 21.

    Definition of shoulders in English Dictionary

  • NounBFshoulderSUF-ers
    1. plural of shoulder.
      1. (anatomy) The two shoulders and the upper portion of the back.
        1. Capacity for bearing a task or blame.
          1. The responsibility for the job was placed on his shoulders. ‎
      2. VerbBFshoulderPRshoulderingPT, PPshouldered
        1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of shoulder.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • His ample shoulders in a cloud ensphered. — Chapman.
            • The opening goal, a wrister by Cal Clutterbuck over Pogge's shoulder from 30 feet out, was certainly one he'd like back.
            • Lydia tapped Jim on the shoulder to get his attention.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • The third member of the section is the royal antelope (N. pygmæus) of the Guinea coast, which is the smallest of all the Ruminants, standing only 12 inches at the shoulder.
            • Thus, A and B were along the creek at the footslope, while C was at the backslope and D was at the shoulder.
            • Suddenly, in the crowd, I felt a touch at my shoulder.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Noun forms
              • Noun plural forms
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Verb singular forms
                  • Third-person singular forms

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
            1. en shoulder
            2. en smoulders
            3. en sounders
            4. en boulders
            5. en woulders
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of shoulders for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "shoulders" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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