bustier


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bus·tier

 (bo͞os-tyā′, bŭs-)
n.
A formfitting sleeveless and usually strapless woman's top, often worn as lingerie.

[French, from buste, bust; see bust1.]
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bustier

(ˈbuːstɪeɪ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a type of close-fitting usually strapless top worn by women
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bus•tier

(busˈtyeɪ)

n.
a woman's close-fitting, sleeveless, strapless top, usu. with boning to give it shape, worn as a blouse.
[1975–80; < French, orig. an undergarment so tailored; see bust1, -ier2]
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bustier

A tight-fitting, strapless, women’s top worn as an undergarment or outer garment.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bustier - a close-fitting and strapless top without sleeves that is worn by women either as lingerie or for evening dress
top - a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips; "he stared as she buttoned her top"
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Translations

bustier

[ˈbuːstɪeɪ] Nbustier m
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bustier

[ˈbʌstiər] nbustier m
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bustier

n (Fashion) → Bustier nt
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Actress Kelly, 32, parades in red bustier, matching accessories and blonde bob for her much anticipated appearance in the Crazy Horse burlesque show, Forever Crazy, in London last night.
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