Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Language: Old English
Origin: hælftre

halter

noun
     
Related topics: Clothes, Horses
hal‧ter [countable]
1DSH a rope or leather band that fastens around a horse's head, usually used to lead the horse
2DCC also halter top, halterneck a type of clothing for women that ties behind the neck and across the back, so that the arms and back are not covered:
Jen was wearing black shorts and a halter.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary