1 a long strip of leather or similar material, for binding trunks, baggage, or other objects
2 a strip of leather or similar material used for carrying, lifting, or holding
3 a loop of leather, rubber, etc., suspended from the roof in a bus or train for standing passengers to hold on to
5 (Business) a triple option on a security or commodity consisting of one put option and two call options at the same price and for the same period
strip 2 →
derogatory slang a shameless or promiscuous woman
the strap a beating with a strap as a punishment
8 short for →
vb , straps, strapping, strapped tr
9 to tie or bind with a strap
11 to sharpen with a strap or strop (C16: variant of strop)
n a strap over one or both of the shoulders, as to hold up a garment or to support a bag, etc.
n a hinge with a long leaf or flap attached to the face of a door, gate, etc.
Slang a beating
n (Architect) decorative work resembling interlacing straps
n modifier denoting a type of woman's shoe fastened with a T-shaped strap having one part passing across the ankle and the other attached to it in the middle and lying along the length of the foot, (Also called)