braless adjective

Examples of bra in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After college, David worked as a bra salesman and as a driver for a woman whose vision was impaired. David Remnick, The New Yorker, 8 Apr. 2024 Many trace the start of the renaissance to 1999, when the U.S. won the World Cup and winning goal-scorer Brandi Chastain slid at midfield, peeled off her jersey to reveal only a sports bra and twirled the shirt joyously over her head. Greg Cote, Miami Herald, 4 Apr. 2024 Leaning into her daring style, Perry wore an ensemble consisting of a mesh dress — which showed off her black bra and underwear— tied together with red bows and paired with knee-high scrunchy boots. Catherine Santino, Peoplemag, 2 Apr. 2024 His customers ranged from a bra factory with 100 workers to a small apartment building, all within a few miles to maximize profit. Damien Cave Atul Loke, New York Times, 31 Mar. 2024 The unlined bra is made of a breathable material that has some stretch to it. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 25 Mar. 2024 By the end of the bit, Stone’s character is down to her skirt, heels and a bra as several men gawk at her figure. Alexandra Del Rosario, Los Angeles Times, 22 Mar. 2024 In one picture, the social media star poses in a bra and underwear set with a pair of black tights. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 20 Mar. 2024 Another option may be a compression or a minimizer bra. Lauren Rowello, Parents, 15 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bra was in 1933

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“Bra.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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