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shapewear Line breaks: shape|wear
Pronunciation: /ˈʃeɪpwɛː/

Definition of shapewear in English:


[mass noun]
Women’s tight-fitting underwear intended to control and shape the figure.
Example sentences
  • Remaining self-funded and profitable from the start, Blakely built on the success of SPANX in 2006 by launching ASSETS, a new brand of shapewear in Target stores nationwide.

Words that rhyme with shapewear

adware • flatware • hardware • glassware

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