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corset

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːrsət; ˈkɔːsɪt/

Translation of corset in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (undergarment) (often plural/frecuentemente plural) corsé (masculine) surgical corset corsé ortopédico
    Example sentences
    • Fashion in clothes often influences body shape - witness the corset and the wasp waist.
    • Across from these tiny slippers is a case that displays the evolution of the corsets and brassieres that have twisted and shaped the female figure to reflect the ever-changing ideal of what women should look like in Western culture.
    • I was left only in my corset and my undergarments, shivering.
    Example sentences
    • She wore a reinforced corset so she could support her son and take part in the walk.
    • He has reportedly taken to jogging in a corset to keep in shape.

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