foundation garment


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foundation garment

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a woman's undergarment worn to shape and support the figure; brassiere or corset

founda′tion gar`ment


n.
an undergarment worn to support or shape the torso, esp. a corset.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foundation garment - a woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body
corset, stays, girdle - a woman's close-fitting foundation garment
roll-on - a woman's foundation garment rolled on to the hips
undergarment, unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments
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