bustier

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noun bus·tier \ˌbüs-tē-ˈā, ˌbəs-, -ˈtyā\

Definition of bustier

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

Origin and Etymology of bustier

French, from buste


First Known Use: 1978


BUSTIER Defined for English Language Learners

bustier

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noun bus·tier \ˌbüs-tē-ˈā, ˌbəs-, -ˈtyā\

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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