Definition of bustier in English:


Syllabification: bus·tier
Pronunciation: /ˈbo͞ostyā


  • A close-fitting strapless top worn by women.
    More example sentences
    • Afterward she slipped on her blue flare pants, which looked like a long skirt and a strapless bustier, royal blue with sequins.
    • Wraparound or flutteringly light dresses, bustiers with tiny shorts.
    • PVC corsets, purple sequined cat suits, strappy boots and bustiers provided razzle dazzle while crotch pouches and stockings added even more raunch.


1970s: from French, from buste (see bust1).

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