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Meaning of BRASSIERE

Pronunciation:  'brazeeur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
 

BRASSIERE is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bandeau, bra
 
 See Also: shoulder strap, strap, undergarment, uplift

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bras`si[`e]re"\, n. [F.]
A form of woman's underwaist stiffened with whalebones, or
the like, and worn to support the breasts.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: advocate, alpenstock, arm, athletic supporter, back, backbone, backing, bandeau, bearer, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, buttress, cane, carrier, cervix, corset, crook, crutch, falsies, foundation garment, fulcrum, girdle, guy, guywire, jock, jockstrap, mainstay, maintainer, mast, neck, prop, reinforce, reinforcement, reinforcer, rest, resting place, rigging, shoulder, shroud, soutien-gorge, spine, sprit, staff, standing rigging, stave, stay, stick, stiffener, strengthener, support, supporter, sustainer, upholder, walking stick
 

 

 

 

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