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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A semicircular thread-shaped piece of metal placed in a bra to support the breasts; Also: A bra with such a support.

Usage examples (36)
  • An underwire bra is not permitted inside the facility.
  • • Think twice before buying an underwire nursing bra.
  • Good luck with the new ones- I personally can't handle underwire.
  • I liked the no underwire ones with the strong sides but soft cups. for more
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