falsie

noun fals·ie \ ˈfȯl-sē \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of falsie

plural falsies
1 : a breast-shaped usually fabric or rubber cup used to pad a brassiere usually plural
  • Although the "sweater girl" period of the late forties and fifties was the hey-day of falsies, the legacy of padding goes back considerably further than that.
  • —Kathryn Bonn
2 : false eyelashes usually plural
  • If you weren't born with Barbie-doll lashes, you can fatten them with falsies
  • Cosmopolitan

First Known Use of falsie

circa 1943

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FALSIE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of falsie for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of material (such as rubber) that is worn under a bra to make the breast appear larger

  • : false eyelashes


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