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corselette

Line breaks: corse|lette
Pronunciation: /kɔːs(ə)ˈlɛt
 
, ˈkɔːs(ə)lɛt
 
/
(also corselet)

Definition of corselette in English:

noun

A woman’s foundation garment combining corset and bra.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

1920s: from corselet (see corselet).

Words that rhyme with corselette

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