un·​der·​gar·​ment | \ ˈən-dər-ˌgär-mənt How to pronounce undergarment (audio) \

Definition of undergarment

: a garment to be worn under another

Examples of undergarment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Still, the pandemic didn’t completely flatten the bra industry — though many have ditched the undergarment for good. refinery29.com, 9 Sep. 2021 Floatley may just be the undergarment industry's best-kept secret. Quincy Bulin, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 Aug. 2021 That’s where bralettes and sports bras come in, eating up a sizeable portion of the undergarment market for the past few years. Frances Solá-santiago, refinery29.com, 7 Aug. 2021 Thankfully, celebs like Bella Hadid, Dua Lipa, and Kendall Jenner are on the frontlines of the trend, wearing the undergarment/accessory with pride. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, 5 Aug. 2021 The 52-year-old actress opened up about her aversion to the undergarment during a Q&A with fans on Instagram Live Tuesday. Abigail Adams, PEOPLE.com, 14 July 2021 Parade's dedication to creating a more sustainable and size-inclusive undergarment industry was a determining factor for Sweeney's decision to partner with the brand. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 3 June 2021 But what really sets this undergarment apart from others on the market is the material. Rebecca Carhart, PEOPLE.com, 11 July 2021 For now, Quist wants to stay in the undergarment lane. oregonlive, 3 July 2021

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First Known Use of undergarment

1530, in the meaning defined above

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“Undergarment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undergarment. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of undergarment

: a piece of underwear


un·​der·​gar·​ment | \ ˈən-dər-ˌgär-mənt How to pronounce undergarment (audio) \

Kids Definition of undergarment

: a garment to be worn under another

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