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Meaning of BRASSIERE

Pronunciation:  'brazeeur

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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
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