body shaper

noun

Definition of body shaper

: a tight-fitting undergarment designed to smooth and shape the body Body shapers use extra spandex and tightly knit yarns to tuck in or push up body parts.Consumer Reports, February 1999 Body shapers come in different shapes, styles and sizes and are not just for wearing under dresses. — Nikki Boertman, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tennessee), 22 Apr. 2012

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1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Body shaper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/body%20shaper. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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