athletic supporter

noun

Definition of athletic supporter

: a supporter (as of elasticized fabric) for the genitals worn by men participating in sports or strenuous activities

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First Known Use of athletic supporter

1899

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athletic supporter

noun

medical Definition of athletic supporter

: a supporter for the genitals worn by boys and men participating in sports or strenuous activities called also jockstrap; see cup 3a(1)

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