bustier

noun bus·tier \ ˌbüs-tē-ˈā , ˌbəs- , -ˈtyā \
Updated on: 5 Dec 2017

Definition of bustier

: a tight-fitting often strapless top worn as a brassiere or outer garment

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Origin and Etymology of bustier

French, from buste


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bustier

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Definition of bustier for English Language Learners

  • : a tight piece of clothing that covers the upper part of a woman's body and that is worn by itself or under other clothes


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