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bra

 (brä)
n.
A woman's undergarment worn to support the breasts.

[Short for brassiere.]

bra

(brɑː)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) short for brassiere

bra

(brɑː)
n
informal South African another word for bro2

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]

bra

(braː)
short for brassière.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bra - an undergarment worn by women to support their breastsbra - 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
сутиен
podprsenka
bh
mamzono
rinnahoidja
پستان بند
rintaliivit
grudnjak
melltartó
kutang
ブラジャーブラ
브래지어
behabustenhouder
podprsenka
nedrček
behåbh
เครื่องยกทรงเสื้อชั้นในสตรี
xu chiêng

bra

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

bra

[ˈbrɑː] nsoutien-gorge m

bra

n abbr of brassièreBH m

bra

[brɑː] nreggiseno

bra

حَمَّالة الصَدْر podprsenka bh Büstenhalter σουτιέν brasier, sujetador rintaliivit soutien-gorge grudnjak reggiseno ブラジャー 브래지어 beha bh biustonosz sutiã бюстгальтер bh เสื้อชั้นในสตรี sutyen xu chiêng 胸罩

bra

(fam) V. brassiere.
References in classic literature ?
His majesty was arrayed in a magnificent military uniform, stiff with gold lace and embroidery, while his shaven crown was concealed by a huge chapeau bras, waving with ostrich plumes.
When Ney dashed upon the advance of the allied troops, carrying one position after the other, until the arrival of the great body of the British army from Brussels changed the aspect of the combat of Quatre Bras, the squadrons among which Regulus rode showed the greatest activity in retreating before the French, and were dislodged from one post and another which they occupied with perfect alacrity on their part.
Stragglers had come in from the army bringing reports more and more favourable: at last an aide-de-camp actually reached Brussels with despatches for the Commandant of the place, who placarded presently through the town an official announcement of the success of the allies at Quatre Bras, and the entire repulse of the French under Ney after a six hours' battle.
I met her yesterday with Alexey Vronsky, bras dessous, bras dessous, in the Morsky.
While bra manufacturers certainly can track the sizes that consumers buy the most, bra fit experts say there is no true "average" bra size, largely because bras vary so much from model to model and from brand to brand that any true estimates are virtually impossible to ascertain.
A bra is not a luxury item for them - it's a practical thing.
Huddersfield bar The Cotton Factory launched a Bra Bank in a bid to help women in Africa.
Landfill "Then a couple of weeks ago I saw a lady on TV talking about bra banks, and how bras just went to landfill.
He's suggesting that a tight bra can reduce lymphatic draining in the breast.
For a bit of indulgence try Cotton Club Stargate champagne bra featuring delicate lace detail, pounds 80, and matching thong, pounds 50 from Silk Storm, Next's dusky pink or apple green pintuck silk blend padded bra, pounds 11.
And for every bra binned the lingerie company will donate 50p to the worthy cause with the aim of raising pounds 50,000.