square-shoul|dered

square-shoul|dered
square-shoul|dered «SKWAIR SHOHL duhrd», adjective.
having shoulders that are high, not sloping, and well braced back: »

She was…tall, square-shouldered, and erect (Harper's).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • square-shouldered — square′ shoul′dered adj. having the shoulders held back, giving a straight form to the upper part of the back • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

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