brassiere

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bras·siere

 (brə-zîr′)
n.
A woman's undergarment worn to support the breasts; a bra.

[French brassière, child's jacket with sleeves, brassiere, from Old French braciere : bras, arm (from Latin brācchium; see brachium) + -iere, -ier, one associated with; see -er1.]

brassiere

(ˈbræsɪə; ˈbræz-)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a woman's undergarment for covering and supporting the breasts. Often shortened to: bra
[C20: from C17 French: bodice, from Old French braciere a protector for the arm, from braz arm]

bras•siere

or bras•sière

(brəˈzɪər)

n.
a woman's undergarment for supporting the breasts.
[1910–15; < French brassière bodice, Middle French bracieres camisole, Old French: armor for the arms]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brassiere - an undergarment worn by women to support their breastsbrassiere - an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
shoulder strap, strap - a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
undergarment, unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments
uplift - a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts
woman's clothing - clothing that is designed for women to wear
Translations
صديرية للثديين، حمالة الثديين
podprsenka
brystholder
melltartó
brjóstahöld
podprsenka

brassiere

[ˈbræsɪəʳ] Nsostén m, sujetador m, corpiño m (Arg)

brassiere

[ˈbræsiər ˈbræziər] nsoutien-gorge mbrass rubbing n
(= picture) → décalque m (d'une plaque en laiton)
(= activity) → décalquage m par frottement (d'une plaque en laiton)brass tacks npl
to get down to brass tacks → en venir au fait

brassière

n (dated, form)Büstenhalter m

brassiere

[ˈbræsɪəʳ] nreggiseno

brassière

(ˈbrӕziə) , ((American) brəˈziər) (usually abbreviated to bra (braː) ) noun
a woman's undergarment supporting the breasts.

brassiere

n. sostén, ajustador, corpiño.

brassiere

n sostén m, sujetador m
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