Garter
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This word must be preceded by the definite article in the proper noun sense.
Garter(
gar
-
duhr
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (order of English knighthood)
a. la Orden de la Jarretera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He was made a Knight of the Garter in 1572.Fue nombrado caballero de la Orden de la Jarretera en 1572.
garter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (band around the leg)
a. la liga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You need some garters. Your socks are always falling down.A vos te hacen falta unas ligas. Siempre se te están cayendo las medias.
3. (band around the arm)
a. la liga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My grandfather used to wear elasticated metal garters to keep his shirtsleeves in place.Mi abuelo usaba ligas metálicas con elástico para sujetar las mangas de las camisas.
4. (suspender)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la liga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She unfastened the garters on her stockings one by one.Desabrochó una por una las ligas que le sujetaban las medias.
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garter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for stockings)
a. la liga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
the Order of the Garterla Orden de la Jarretera
garter beltliguero m
garter snakeculebra de jaretas
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garter [ˈɡɑːtəʳ]
noun
(for stocking, sock) liga (f); (US) (suspender) liguero (m); portaligas (m)
Order of the Garter Orden (f) de la Jarretera; Knight of the Garter Caballero (m) de la Orden de la Jarretera
modifier
garter belt (n) (US) liguero (m); portaligas (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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