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Synonyms for brassiere

an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts

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He held up one brassiere with the name "Sylvia" and her telephone number printed on it and admired aloud, "Very nice, I'd like to see the woman who wears this," he declared.
Some women under the influence of alcohol throw their brassieres at the artistes or get on stage and kiss them.
patent on the brassiere in 1913, she didn't foresee the degree to which this new item of clothing would influence women's fashion and pop culture.
Our hope is that they will discover delicious offerings similar to what they might find throughout the French countryside or at the newest Parisian brassieres.
By Seka brand was founded to provide women with high-quality, comfortable brassieres that are uniquely designed to 'FIT' women and naturally enhance their bust.
Va Bien has high hopes for a new lace brassiere hitting the market this March and is planning two new brassieres for fall, said Gimble's son Gregory, the company's VP.
They gathered outside the Wales Millennium Centre to deliver the brassieres to Oxfam, to help the charity's ongoing fairtrade project in Africa.
Women have had a difficult time coping with their natural assets: corsets, liberty bodices, pre-war brassieres that could encase a Dreadnought, later told by Women's Lib to hang loose and now the alleged threat of "toxic" bras.
Stray ash could burn holes in the new-fangled brassieres.
And in the quest for the ultimate uplift, bra boffins predict brassieres will become more hi-tech over the next 100 years.
She tells us that brassieres weren't invented until 1913 and became popularly accepted during the flapper craze.
West Vale-based Tradehouse has so far collected 15,000 brassieres from West Yorkshire.
Thanks to Khalid Abou El Fadl, I now know a Saudi jurist drew the line at brassieres that enhance breast size, counting this as a "fraudulent practice.