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braless adjective

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At the same time, the company has developed more than 100 in-house labels - including its popular AmazonBasics - hawking items including bras, vitamins and floor mats for cars. Author: Jay Greene, Anchorage Daily News, "Aggressive Amazon tactic pushes you to consider its own brand before you click ‘buy’ amazon," 29 Aug. 2019 Designed to reflect her patriotism, Lahren's items includes an array of red, white and blue pieces, including leggings, bra tops and more. Charles Trepany, USA TODAY, "Tomi Lahren launches athleisure line with company known for gun-friendly leggings," 26 Aug. 2019 Scribbled in purple ink — the same shade that matched her crystal bracelet, smartwatch, nails and sports bra on Sunday morning — was the name of Rachel Neutzberg. Gwendolyn Wu,, "Rio Olympian wins 42nd San Francisco Marathon gold," 28 July 2019 Kourtney, 40, also wore dark colors, pairing a black bra top with black trousers styled with a blue, feathered belt. Helen Murphy,, "Kim Kardashian Wears Sultry All Black Look for Date Night with Kanye West," 11 July 2019 Later on the Treehouse Stage, SHAED frontwoman Chelsea Lee underwent an outfit change, switching from her earlier multicolored tulle dress into an edgy black bra top and cargo pants. Gab Ginsberg, Billboard, "Panic! At The Disco, Vampire Weekend and More Usher in Summer at Firefly Music Festival," 24 June 2019 The singer paid homage to the beloved '90s girl group TLC, who memorably wore all-white bra tops, long open button-downs and gauzy, low-slung pants at the Grammy Awards in 1996. Sam Reed, The Hollywood Reporter, "Style Notes: Cardi B's TLC Coachella Look; Kendall Jenner's Radio Show Receives Cease and Desist," 16 Apr. 2018 To help shape those distinct characters, costume designer Gabriella Slade has created eye-popping combinations of corsets and bustiers, Spandex pants and poufy sleeves for one, a clear plastic mini-skirt and bra for another. Terry Byrne,, "Bow to the queens of ART’s scintillating ‘Six”," 26 Aug. 2019 The progressive bra retailer Thirdlove, however, boasts an 85 percent female Artificial Intelligence group, which is charged with developing algorithms based on Thirdlove Internet shopper behavior. Halley Bondy, NBC News, "In the know: Women in the news 8/19-8/23," 23 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of bra

1933, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of bra

: a piece of clothing that is worn by women under other clothes to cover and support the breasts


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Kids Definition of bra

: a woman's undergarment for breast support

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