What is a shoulder?

A shoulder is the joint in the upper arm that attaches the arm to the body. The plural is ‘shoulders’.

idioms with the body part ‘shoulder’

Let’s look at some popular body idioms that contain the word ‘shoulder’.


I’ve added the meaning and a picture example too.

idiomatic expressions with body parts - shoulder
shoulder idioms list - a shoulder to cry on meaning
common shoulder idioms and expressions in English - a weight off one's shoulders
shoulder idioms list - carry the weight of the world
common shoulder idioms and expressions in English - give someone the cold shoulder
shoulder idioms - have a chip on one's shoulder
shoulder idioms - head and shoulders above meaning
common shoulder idioms and expressions in English - look over one's shoulder
shoulder idioms - old head on young shoulders meaning
common shoulder idioms and expressions in English - rub shoulders with someone meaning