Usually, suspenders. Also called, especially British, braces. adjustable straps or bands worn over the shoulders with the ends buttoned or clipped to the waistband of a pair of trousers or a skirt to support it.
British, garter.
a hanging cable or chain in a suspension bridge connecting the deck with the suspension cable or chain.
a person or thing that suspends.

1515–25; 1800–10, Americanism for def 1; suspend + -er1

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suspender (səˈspɛndə)
1.  (Brit) (often plural)
 a.  an elastic strap attached to a belt or corset having a fastener at the end, for holding up women's stockings
 b.  US and Canadian equivalent: garter a similar fastener attached to a garter worn by men in order to support socks
2.  (US), (Canadian) (plural) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): braces a pair of straps worn over the shoulders by men for holding up the trousers
3.  a person or thing that suspends, such as one of the vertical cables that carries the deck in a suspension bridge

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