Definition of corselette in English:


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Pronunciation: /kɔːs(ə)ˈlɛt
, ˈkɔːs(ə)lɛt
(also corselet)


  • A woman’s foundation garment combining corset and bra.
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    • They were also hybridized, with brassière tops being added to corsets to form the corselette, or attached to petticoats, and so forth.
    • One of most curious abandoned items was a corselette, a woman's foundation garment, not easily removed.
    • Once we reached our teens many girls wore corsets or corselets under their uniforms to keep their figure in trim.


1920s: from corselet (see corselet).

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