[ bri-tel ]
/ brɪˈtɛl /


one of a pair of ornamental suspenderlike shoulder straps that attach to the waistband at the front and back of a garment.

Origin of bretelle

1855–60; < French, Old French < Old High German brittila (plural) bridle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019