Meaning of drop shoulder in English:

drop shoulder

(also dropped shoulder)


  • A style of shoulder on a garment cut so that the seam is positioned on the upper arm rather than the shoulder.

    ‘Easy jersey tops are worn with drop shoulder on one side, matched with slim pants or mini-skirts.’
    • ‘Notice if it has drop shoulders or if the sleeves are set in at the natural armhole.’
    • ‘I bought 12 skeins of Rowanspun 4 ply and make a simple crew neck pull-over with dropped shoulder.’