\ ˈbrä How to pronounce bra (audio) \

Definition of bra

Other Words from bra

braless adjective

Examples of bra in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As far as showing a lot of her leg or never wearing a bra, that’s something that Joyce would probably only fall into later on in the series. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 Apr. 2022 Secret Love Cloud bra beat expectations and turned out to be the brand’s biggest launch in six years. Kevin Rozario, Forbes, 1 May 2022 Far from hiding from the paps, Rihanna wore one of her famed maternity looks for the occasion, this time sporting pinstripe short shorts and a black bra underneath an open white button-down black jacket. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 28 Apr. 2022 Chichi Offor wears the midi bra and shaping shorts by Yitty. Frances Solá-santiago,, 27 Apr. 2022 An Hervé bandage dress acts as a bra for your whole body—holding you perfectly in place. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 26 Apr. 2022 This year, lingerie company Journelle, which makes the bra, raised the price to $98, prompting some retailers to stop carrying it. Suzanne Kapner, WSJ, 24 Apr. 2022 As usual, during their walk Rihanna was sporting some stunning maternity wear, showing off her torso with a black bra and matching black shorts covered in sequins. ELLE, 23 Apr. 2022 The play begins on the third day of the COVID-19 pandemic when Wong begins sewing face masks out of old bedsheets and bra straps on her Hello Kitty sewing machine. San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bra

1933, in the meaning defined above

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16 May 2022

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“Bra.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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\ ˈbrä How to pronounce bra (audio) \

Kids Definition of bra

: a woman's undergarment for breast support

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