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Meaning of CORSET

Pronunciation:  'korsit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a woman's close-fitting foundation garment
  2. [v]  dress with a corset

CORSET is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: girdle, panty girdle, stays
 See Also: apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, foundation, foundation garment, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cor"set\ (k?r"s?t), n. [F., dim. of OF. cors, F. corps,
    body. See {Corse}.]
    1. In the Middle Ages, a gown or basque of which the body was
       close fitting, worn by both men and women.
    2. An article of dress inclosing the chest and waist worn
       (chiefly by women) to support the body or to modify its
       shape; stays.
  2. \Cor"set\ (k?r"s?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corseted}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Corseting}.]
    To inclose in corsets.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or wearing a corset in your dream indicates restraint and restrictions. You may be feeling limited. Alternatively, it may mean that you have a tendency to hold in your displeasure in order to please others.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: advocate, alpenstock, arm, athletic supporter, back, backbone, backing, bandeau, bearer, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, brassiere, buttress, cane, carrier, cervix, corselet, crook, crutch, foundation garment, fulcrum, girdle, guy, guywire, jock, jockstrap, mainstay, maintainer, mast, neck, prop, reinforce, reinforcement, reinforcer, rest, resting place, rigging, shoulder, shroud, spine, sprit, staff, standing rigging, stave, stay, stays, stick, stiffener, strengthener, support, supporter, sustainer, upholder, walking stick