braless adjective

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web An underwire bra that goes up to a size H and delivers major sport and comfort. Staff Author Published, Peoplemag, 7 Sep. 2022 Fletcher was last seen that humid August morning jogging in purple shorts and a pink sports bra, her hair in a tight bun. Andrea Marks, Rolling Stone, 6 Sep. 2022 Another irresistible Net-a-Porter sale find: an underwire-free plunge bra by SKIMS in four neutral tones, for easy coverage under almost any top. Tiffany Dodson, Harper's BAZAAR, 24 Aug. 2022 The collab includes this mesh racerback sports bra ($40) and these cycling shorts ($40), both ideal for lower-impact workouts and finished with Simmons’ inspiring slogan. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 July 2022 In the picture, Kardashian wears baggy jeans, a white tank top and black bra, a.k.a. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 6 July 2022 Her first stop on her tour's continuation (and foray back into Y2K) takes place in Brazil, where she's been showing off her hot pink bra hidden underneath a sheer, baby bubblegum sweater. Seventeen, 9 Sep. 2022 Sowa began giving her a massage and then unsnapped her bra and exposed her breasts, according to a report from the Health Department. Amanda Milkovits,, 2 Sep. 2022 Kelly in a graphic tee and Fox in a bra top and leggings. Sabrina Park, Harper's BAZAAR, 26 Aug. 2022 See More

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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 27 Sep. 2022.

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Kids Definition

: a woman's undergarment for breast support

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Last Updated: 25 Sep 2022

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