falsie

noun

fals·​ie ˈfȯl-sē How to pronounce falsie (audio)
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 falsiesCosmopolitan

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1943, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of falsie was circa 1943

Dictionary Entries Near falsie

Cite this Entry

“Falsie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/falsie. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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