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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 ?
I met her yesterday with Alexey Vronsky, bras dessous, bras dessous, in the Morsky.
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.
Bra Makers Supply provided the Pm-up Grrts Classic Bra 1230 and Sheley 3230 patterns: (905) 538-1396, bramakers.
But while that claim still floats out there in the wilds of the internet, no credible research backs, or has backed, the idea that wearing a bra ups a woman's cancer risk.
staff members used these products to create a window display promoting the store's involvement in a downtown initiative to collect bras for breast cancer awareness.
Debenhams head of lingerie buying and design, Sharon Webb commented: "Many women find that the search for a bra that fits, flatters, is comfortable and functional, is as hard as finding the right man.
Huddersfield bar The Cotton Factory launched a Bra Bank in a bid to help women in Africa.
Flaunt your wild side by mixing clashing prints together including flashes of on-trend animal like Freya Alexa plunge print balcony bra, from pounds 30, and briefs, from pounds 12.
Landfill "Then a couple of weeks ago I saw a lady on TV talking about bra banks, and how bras just went to landfill.