Pronunciation: (su-spen'dur),[key] —n. 1. Usually, suspenders. Also called, esp. Brit.,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.
3. a hanging cable or chain in a suspension bridge connecting the deck with the suspension cable or chain.
4. a person or thing that suspends.