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bodice

Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːdəs; ˈbɒdɪs/

Translation of bodice in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of dress) canesú (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The bride wore an ivory strapless satin dress with a sweetheart bodice, shoulder-length veil, full skirt and long train embroidered with baby pearls and sequins.
    • Hazel wore a medieval-styled dress with a gold-braced bodice, gold chiffon sleeves and a gold train.
    • She finished her meal and changed again into fresh undergarments and a deep claret-colored full dress with a low-cut bodice and tight sleeves.
    1.2 (over blouse) corpiño (masculine) 1.3 (undergarment) corpiño (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Both made her heart squeeze tighter, even as she drew the underskirts over her head and tied the laces in the front of the bodice.
    • Ribbons and lace bedecked the front of the satin bodice, with nothing but a little lace around the legs and a big bow in the back for a skirt.
    • The bodice was corseted and tied all the way down the front with black ribbon and it was separated enough just to show a little bit of skin.

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