halter

(redirected from halters)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for halter

harness

Synonyms for halter

rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading

Synonyms

Related Words

a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging

a woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered

Related Words

either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects

hang with a halter

Related Words

prevent the progress or free movement of

References in classic literature ?
A bridle for thy tongue, my friend," replied Norman of Torn, "were in better taste than a halter for my neck.
He then contrived to raise him from the ground, and with no little difficulty hoisted him upon his ass, which seemed to him to be the easiest mount for him; and collecting the arms, even to the splinters of the lance, he tied them on Rocinante, and leading him by the bridle and the ass by the halter he took the road for the village, very sad to hear what absurd stuff Don Quixote was talking.
The newly formed Friends of the Ridgecrest Corrals will be selling halters and lead ropes.
Halters continue to be popular, and tankinis and blouson tops are also available for the more modest beachgoer.
The Halters are members of Christ Church Episcopal.
The Halters retained 7,692 shares (before giving effect to a 13:1 stock split to be implemented on March 1, 2001).
3 Capezio ABT Turtleneck Mock Halter #9611 $37 www.
Bigger cup sizes get a boost from halter necks which help support, while underwires lift and built-in cups define.
We're talking about those girdle-like swimsuits with halter necklines and modest boy-legs, worn with platform sandals, that enhanced the pinup appeal of Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe and Lana Turner.