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  Definition of strap
  1. whip consisting of a strip of leather used in flogging
  2. an elongated leather strip (or or strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
  3. a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
  4. hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it
  5. secure (a sprained joint) with a strap
  6. sharpen with a strap; "strap a razor"
  7. tie with a strap
  8. beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
Similar Words: shoulder strap, flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, trounce

 

Hyponyms: tawse, bootstrap, cheekpiece, chin strap, crupper, rein, strop, hopple, hobble, flagellate, scourge, horsewhip, switch, cowhide, cat, birch

 

Part Meronyms: baggage, luggage, brace, suspender, gallus, brassiere, bra, bandeau, chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddies, teddy, golf bag

 

Derivational Morphology: flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, trounce, beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking, whiplash, thong, switcher, whipper, whipping, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellation, wale, weal, wheal

 

Anagrams: sprat, parts

 

 
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