bow
/ˈbaʊ/, /ˈboʊ/
noun
a knot tied with two loops and two loose ends, usually used for fastening shoelaces
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1Japanese people just bow.
2Aha, bow flex machine.
3Eight hundred fifty false prophets, the prophets of Asherah, had to bow their knees.
4Bow your heads and pray.
5- Nun chuck skills, bow hunting skills, computer hacking skills.
buckle
/ˈbəkəɫ/
noun
a piece of metal or plastic with a hinged pin that is used for fastening a belt, bag, shoe, etc.
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1Buckle your seatbelt.
2"One, two, buckle my shoe."
3Your belt buckle?
4Buckle your seatbelts.
5One two, buckle my shoe.
button
/ˈbətən/
noun
a small, round object, usually made of plastic or metal, sewn onto a piece of clothing and used for fastening two parts together
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1You can suck on a button or pebble to help with dry mouth and thirst temptation.
2Now have this view contacts button.
3The silver play button!
4The silver play button.
5- I buttoned every freakin' button.
collar
/ˈkɑɫɝ/
noun
the part around the neck of a piece of clothing that usually turns over
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1Always wearing collars.
2Here's my collar.
3Next up, Polo shirt collars.
4Just collar the most visible ones, usually around chair and table legs.
5You got the button up collar.
zipper
/ˈzɪpɝ/
noun
an object with two plastic toothed strips used for fastening the open edges of a piece of clothing, bag, etc.
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1That zipper goes away.
2The zippers work well.
3And it's zippered!
4And it's zippered!
5Every pocket should have a zipper.
cuff
/ˈkəf/
noun
the part of a sleeve at the wrist that can be turned back
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1The officers cuff Floyd’s hands behind his back.
2Not cuffing season.
3And then cuff the sleeves!
4Cuff up the cut legs like this.
5Houdini's hands and feet were cuffed.
fastener
/ˈfæsənɝ/, /ˈfæsnɝ/
noun
any device that is used to close or secure something, such as a zipper or strap
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1Like, in airplanes, engineers use fasteners to hold together the parts of the engine.
2A rivet is basically a mechanical fastener of sorts.
3Think about Velcro fasteners.
4These fasteners will tear the paper on the floor sanders.
5Then cover the fasteners again.
fly
/ˈfɫaɪ/
noun
an opening in a piece of clothing that is hidden under a fold of cloth that covers the fastening
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1They fly up happily into the sky.
2When you get out of the cage, you'll fly very high.
3Just then a fly flew by.
4One owl flies the coop.
5The bird flew there?
hem
/ˈhɛm/
noun
the edge of a piece of cloth or clothing that has been doubled back and sewn in place
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1Hem one of the long sides on each back Piece, with a quarter inch folded over the edge.
2These will be the hems.
3Next, hem the edges.
4The second thing is the hem.
5Slice up the hem to make jagged edges.
hood
/ˈhʊd/
noun
a part of a sweatshirt or coat that covers the head but leaves the face open
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1Her face was hooded
2--my hood on too late.
3This one has a hood.
4This one has a hood.
5Open the hood!
knee
/ˈni/
noun
the part of any garment that covers the knee
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1mom has knees as if like a chiseled jawline.
2Number three, penguins have knees.
3Knees to chest pose also reduces lower back pain and anxiety.
4Knee is down.
5Knee is down.
leg
/ˈɫɛɡ/
noun
each part of an article of clothing that covers the leg
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1My legs are a little bit shaky.
2Our ancestors and ant ancestors evolved legs independently.
3"Case details, left leg."
4Standing leg straight.
5Left leg back.
lining
/ˈɫaɪnɪŋ/
noun
a piece of fabric that is used to cover the inside surface of something, such as clothes
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1Women over 21 can undergo a regular pap smear, where a sample of tissue is gently scraped from the lining of the cervix to test for abnormal cells.
2The lining also needed new straps and pockets.
3Check out the lining!
4This breakout has a silver lining.
5Unfortunately this same protein can hurt the lining in your intestines.
neck
/ˈnɛk/
noun
the opening part of any garment that is near or around the neck
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1necks matter.
2necks matter.
3Now, they chain them at the neck so tightly because they don't want them to move.
4Woods don't have necks!
5There is a garrote around his neck.
pocket
/ˈpɑkət/
noun
a type of small bag in or on clothing (pants, coats, et.), used for carrying small things such as money, keys, etc.
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1Wow This dress has pockets!
2It has pockets.
3It has pockets.
4So, of course, this one has pockets.
5Stop pocket watching cut.
shoulder
/ˈʃoʊɫdɝ/
noun
the part of clothing that covers the shoulders
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1As the sole breadwinner of the family, men shoulder a heavy burden.
2Shoulders are back.
3Body up, shoulders back.
4Mirror, signal, shoulder check back.
5Shoulders are back.
sleeve
/ˈsɫiv/
noun
the part of an item of clothing that completely or partly covers one's arm
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1They rarely wear sleeves.
2- I brought sleeves.
3So, about the shirt, short sleeve shirt, long sleeve shirt?
4People have sleeves?
5- All of them have sleeves.
shoulder pad
/ʃˈoʊldɚ pˈæd/
noun
a hard protective material worn under the jersey on the shoulder of players in sports such as ice hockey or football
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1These shoulder pads are pretty important.
2Give me cheesecake, Miami, shoulder pads, shoulder pads, Blanche!
3You are probably familiar with the Holbein portraits of Henry standing, arms on hips, gigantic shoulders padded out with his doublet.
4Yeah, has shoulder pads.
5So here's an image of some celebrities of the era, - all in shoulder pads.
strap
/ˈstɹæp/
noun
a narrow piece of cloth, leather, etc. used for fastening, carrying, or holding onto something
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1Commissioned officers wear straps on the shoulder.
2Here, strapping man.
3His name is Strap.
4So strapping.
5One woman straps herself.
toggle
/ˈtɑɡəɫ/
noun
a small piece of wood or plastic that is used as a fastener by being pushed through a hole or loop on a piece of clothing
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1I'm going to toggle single top on and off.
2You have an EVF toggle.
3Inside the hotkey settings, find "Toggle in-game overlay."
4That toggles it One or Off.
5or you know toggle at the top right.
shoelace
/ˈʃuˌɫeɪs/
noun
a long and thin string or cord that is passed through the hooks on a shoe and pulled tightly to fasten it
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1This cover protects the shoelace from damage.
2This cover protects the shoelace from damage.
3- They love shoelaces!
4Number 3 are shoelaces.
5The very first one is getting shoelaces.
tongue
/ˈtəŋ/
noun
the flap under the laces of a shoe or at the throat of the vamp of a boot
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1So tongue comes out
2So, teeth again, tongue sticks out.
3So tongue comes out
4So, teeth again, tongue sticks out.
5Yeah, that guy likes tongue.
heel
/ˈhiɫ/
noun
the back of the sole of a shoe or boot
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1Scientists don't wear heels.
2Heels are up.
3Heels can boost your height and confidence by several inches.
4What are heels?
5Heel tap for 30 seconds.
clasp
/ˈkɫæsp/
noun
a metal device such as a hook that is used to fasten a belt, piece of jewelry, etc.
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1Just our hands clasped so tight
2The clasps are very similar to LEGOs.
3She clasps her hands.
4She clasps her hands.
5Now clasp your hands together.
sole
/ˈsoʊɫ/
noun
the bottom part of the shoe that goes under the foot
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1What is a dog handler's sole responsibility?
2Different numbers mean a different sole.
3Sole, spelled like your shoe.
4Most aircraft parts are sole source.
5We apply the sole.
crown
/ˈkɹaʊn/
noun
the top part of a hat that covers the crown of the head
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1Her samba school was crowned champion 22 times.
2I love crowns.
3Uh, sway crown.
4The baby is crowning.
5The only real sharp part is that crown around their head.
toe
/ˈtoʊ/
noun
the part of the shoe that covers and protects the toes of the foot
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1Toe have the last word.
2Toes are down.
3This tree frog has toes.
4Actually, lots of people in origami now put toes into their models.
5Back toes 45 degrees.
belt buckle
/bˈɛlt bˈʌkəl/
noun
a clasp or a fastener that holds the two ends of a belt together

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sequin
/ˈsikwən/, /ˈsikwɪn/
noun
a small, shiny, flat or round decorative object that is typically sewn onto garments or accessories to add sparkle and glamour
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1All sequins, isn't it?
2She likes sequins.
3I've already seen the sequins.
4And you said sequins.
5The black sequins are going to represent eyes just like so
buttonhole
/ˈbətənˌhoʊɫ/
noun
a slit or hole on a piece of clothing that a button is put through to be fastened
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1Their polos usually feature two buttons and two buttonholes.
2Another quality hallmark is the buttonholes.
3Now, the creme dela creme of shirts is a hand-stitched buttonhole.
4Hand-finish the buttonholes by sewing completely around the edge of each slit with doubled thread.
5I made buttonholes for the first time ever.
armhole
/ˈɑːɹmhoʊl/
noun
a cut or opening in a piece of clothing, such as a shirt or jacket, designed to accommodate the wearer's arm
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1One is a towel with armholes.
2It even has armholes!
3Instead, go with smaller armholes.
4I really dislike huge armholes on my jackets.
5The armholes should fit snugly around your arms.
armlet
/ˈɑːɹmlət/
noun
a piece of jewelry worn around the upper arm, typically made of metal, wood, or cloth, and may be adorned with stones or other decorative elements
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1Aksumite traders would accept brass and copper pans, as well as drinking vessels, due to the fact that they could be cut apart in order to make decorative armlets for local women.
2And it's an armlet made of plaited leather.
3The wearing of armlets, we believe are indicative of high status.
4And in the Irish tradition, armlets are all associated with solar worship.
5And the metal clips on Croghan Man's armlet could represent the sun.
bodice
/ˈbɑdɪs/
noun
the upper part of a woman's dress covering the back and chest down to the waist
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1On top of the shirt, a woman wears a bodice.
2Now you've got a few choices of bodice types.
3And you've got your classic butter cream bodice for your cake.
4And that's one bodice option.
5So it gives us a striped bodice effect to your cake.
dicky
/ˈdɪki/
noun
a detachable accessory worn around the neck and chest area of a shirt or blouse to create the illusion of a full shirt
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1Finally, they find a study done by a scientist whose name is Dicky.
2She even went on to land a few small roles on various TV shows and movies like Red Band Society, Beacon Point, and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn.
epaulette
/ˌɛpəlˈɛt/
noun
a type of ornamental shoulder piece or badge worn on military or police uniforms
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1In the distance, he spots a leopard epaulette shark.
2These often come in colors like khaki and olive and are known for having a lot of large firm pockets and epaulettes.
3It is very heavy, it has leather buttons, it has a smaller peak lapel and epaulettes that shows there is a military heritage to that coat.
4For example, this overcoat here has the epaulettes which is part of the military heritage.
5You had women cutting their hair, adding epaulettes to their outfits.
flounce
/ˈfɫaʊns/
noun
a strip or piece of fabric that is gathered, pleated, or ruffled and attached to a garment, creating a flowing or decorative effect
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1Her dress had flounces, and jewels sparkled on her dress.
2Sylvie and I do not flounce in through the door, smoothing the skirts of our oversized coats and combing our hair back with our fingers.
3She was a beauty, if beauty, instead of being restricted to the cast of the face, is a pervasive attribute informing the hands, the voice, the gestures, the very fall of a flounce and tilt of a feather.
4Just think about the corset, for example, or the bustle, or 1950s flounced skirt.
5- I could see you flouncing around with that.
gusset
/ɡˈʌsɛt/
noun
a triangular or diamond-shaped piece of fabric that is inserted into a garment to add extra room or reinforcement
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1So, we’ll make a gusset plate board.
2First off, that pocket in the crotch of women's underwear actually has a name: the gusset.
3And gussets aren't meant for storage.
4In fact, gussets serve a much more important purpose: to protect your lady parts.
5Gussets serve another function, too.
hemline
/ˈhɛmˌɫaɪn/
noun
the bottom edge of a garment that has been folded and sewn to prevent fraying, adding structure and a finished look to the clothing item
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1It's lined, too, with a comfortable mix of soft polyester and elastane, it's got plenty of pockets for your stuff, and a dropped hemline around back for preventing Al Borland disease.
2And, although Jinger was wearing a dress, the hemline was several inches above the knee.
3New Idea insists the altercation was about hemlines and not tights.
4The queen herself reportedly enacted a new longer hemline rule in the winter of 2014.
5It featured a flared hemline and was brought together with a belt tucked in at the back.
jabot
/dʒˈæbɑːt/
noun
a decorative clothing accessory, typically made of lace or ruffles, that is worn around the neck and chest of a shirt, blouse, or dress
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1So another important construction detail that tends to be used more in transitional and traditional window treatment solutions, are valances, cornices, swags and jabots, Now you can get them as ornate or as tailored as you'd like, like I love this one that's all dark and it exactly matches the drapery.
lapel
/ɫəˈpɛɫ/
noun
a folded flap of fabric on the front of a jacket or coat that extends from the collar to the chest
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1So many guys were wearing lapel pin.
2Super conservative, one button, notched lapel.
3The H&M slim fit wool blazer has very slim lapels in line with modern trends.
4Meanwhile, the lapels of a standard suit almost never have any type of special facing.
5The lapel roll is a hallmark of a handmade jacket or suit.
neckline
/nˈɛklaɪn/
noun
the shape or style of the opening at the top of a garment that surrounds the neck, shoulders, and upper chest area
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1Her neckline is so low.
2And the woman on the right, her neckline is so high.
3It featured a high neckline and bell-shaped sleeves.
4But I really liked the neckline.
5Its literally just a plain sleek black suit, actually, really love the elegant neckline.
patch pocket
/pˈætʃ pˈɑːkɪt/
noun
a type of pocket that is sewn onto the outside of a garment, usually a flat piece of fabric with an opening at the top

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shawl collar
/ʃˈɔːl kˈɑːlɚ/
noun
a folded-back collar on a garment, resembling a shawl
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1Then you have the Shawl Collar which is something you see traditionally at more formal events, like award shows or galas.
train
/ˈtɹeɪn/
noun
a long, flowing extension of fabric that trails behind a garment, typically a wedding or formal dress, and is attached to the back of the garment at the waist or hemline
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1A very strict officer was talking to some new soldiers whom he had to train.
2He is travelling to Paris on the Eurostar train.
3Across the road, a train waited.
4Training the abs.
5Train, train, train some more.
halter
/ˈhɔɫtɝ/
noun
a woman's piece of clothing worn on top fastened by a strap behind the neck leaving the back, arms and midriff bare
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1They all have halteres.
2The halteres actually evolved from wings.
3As the fly turns, its halteres sense the movement.
4Give him a halter.
5I also don't own a halter top.
waistline
/ˈweɪstˌɫaɪn/
noun
the measurement around the middle part of someone's body
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1This cat had a waistline of 33 inches.
2Coconut oil is positive for your waistline.
3A healthy diet of avocado does wonders for your waistline.
4Everyday fruit juice will take its toll on your waistline.
5Alcohol can really stretch out the waistline.
yoke
/ˈjoʊk/
noun
a part of a garment that is constructed from two or more layers of fabric, typically located at the shoulder or waist
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1It means yoke fellows.
2The yoke was no joke.
3The word yoke is the same root.
4yoking! -
5I have a yoke.
peplum
/pˈɛpləm/
noun
a decorative frill or extension of fabric that is attached at the waist of a garment
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1In shaping the costume, Bryant added peplum around the waist, a ruff at the neck, and other assorted blossoms of fabric to create a certain effect.
2The chic ensemble included a crisp white pencil skirt and peplum top which perfectly matched.
3The peplum top alone retailed at $573, the Daily Mail reported, and the skirt cost $955.
4I liked that it's kind of a peplum swing style.
5And my favorite part about this swimsuit is the peplum, because it's super flattering.

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