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1. A close-fitting undergarment, often reinforced by stays, worn to support and shape the waistline, hips, and breasts.
2. A medieval outer garment, especially a laced jacket or bodice.
tr.v. cor·set·ed, cor·set·ing, cor·sets
To enclose in or as if in a corset.
[Middle English, bodice, from Old French, diminutive of cors, body, from Latin corpus; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Clothing & Fashion)
a. a stiffened, elasticated, or laced foundation garment, worn esp by women, that usually extends from below the chest to the hips, providing support for the spine and stomach and shaping the figure
b. a similar garment worn because of injury, weakness, etc, by either sex
2. informal a restriction or limitation, esp government control of bank lending
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a stiffened outer bodice worn by either sex, esp in the 16th century
(tr) to dress or enclose in, or as in, a corset
[C14: from Old French, literally: a little bodice; see corselet]
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1. Sometimes, corsets. a close-fitting undergarment stiffened with whalebone or the like and often adjustable by lacing, worn esp. by women to shape and support the torso; stays.v.t.
2. to dress with or as if with a corset.
3. to regulate strictly; constrict.
[1225–75; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French, =cors bodice, body + -et -et]
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Past participle: corseted
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|Noun||1.||corset - a woman's close-fitting foundation garment|
foundation garment, foundation - a woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body
panty girdle - a woman's undergarment that combines a girdle and panties
|Verb||1.||corset - dress with a corset|
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noun girdle, bodice, foundation garment, panty girdle, stays (rare) a cocktail dress with in-built corset
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corset[ˈkɔːrsɪt] n (= garment) → corset m
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a close-fitting stiff undergarment to support the body. korset مِشَدُّ للخَصِـر корсет corpete korzet das Korsett korset κορσές corsé, faja korsett گن؛ کرست korsetti corsetמחוך अन्दर पहनने का वस्त्र steznik, korzet (gyógy)fűző korset lífstykki corsetto コルセット (여성의 속옷) 코르셋 korsetas korsete koset korsetkorsett, snøreliv gorset دښځو يو ډول زير جامه چه بدن ته برجستګى وركوې corpete corset корсет korzet steznik korset korsett, snörliv ชุดชั้นในผู้หญิงที่สวมเพื่อให้สะโพกและหน้าอกเข้ารูปทรง korse 馬甲，束衣 корсет انگیا، زنانہ زير جامہ cooc-xê 束腹，妇女紧身胸衣
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corsetn (ortho) corsé m
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