shouldered

[ US /ˈʃoʊɫdɝd/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈə‍ʊldəd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. having shoulders or shoulders as specified; usually used as a combining form
    stoop-shouldered
    broad-shouldered
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How To Use shouldered In A Sentence

  • Two workboats, ancient battered things with rusting plates, shouldered into it from either side like a couple of drunks supporting a comatose companion.
  • As Locke and Jean stumbled to their feet, the door on the wall opposite the window slammed open, and in stepped a broad-shouldered man with the slablike muscles of a stevedore or a smith. Archive 2008-07-01
  • Despite the challenges that prevail, our women have 'shouldered' the burdens with great resilience and dignity; and many of the successes that we claim toady, must be credited to our mothers, grandmothers, wives, aunts and sisters. Jamaica Information Service
  • He said he was stocky, not too tall, very broad shouldered and middle-aged.
  • She arched an eyebrow, then shouldered past him to smile at Red.
  • The door opened, and there stood a woman, thirtyish, narrow shouldered. Ann Packer's 'Molten': Narrative Magazine's Friday Feature
  • I know women who are still wearing his broad-shouldered, narrow-hipped black satin trouser suits from 12 years ago or his magical little black dresses, with an inner bodicing that narrowed the waist and emphasized the breasts. The Wrong Sort of Black?
  • That big task is being enthusiastically shouldered by Nader-Camejo campaigners across the country.
  • When their feeling for the river's lore drew them, by a spiritual gravitation, to a common centre -- to learn, for instance, that Council Bend and Council Island were named for one of those historic "confabs" between the white man and the red which shouldered the red brother once and forever away from the sunrise and across the great river -- that centre of gravity was the captain's chair, their tutor the first mate. Gideon's Band A Tale of the Mississippi
  • A uniformed officer - a tall, broad-shouldered woman with dirty-blond hair - stood guard at the emergency exit access door.
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