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square-shouldered

[ skwair-shohl-derd ]
/ ˈskwɛərˈʃoʊl dərd /
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adjective

having the shoulders held back, giving a straight form to the upper part of the back.

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Origin of square-shouldered

First recorded in 1815–25
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