underwire

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noun un·der·wire \ˈən-dər-ˌwī(-ə)r\

Definition of underwire

  1. :  a wire running through the bottom edge of a brassiere to aid in support

1973

First Known Use of underwire

1973


UNDERWIRE Defined for English Language Learners

underwire

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noun un·der·wire \ˈən-dər-ˌwī(-ə)r\

Definition of underwire for English Language Learners

  • : wire running through the bottom edge of a brassiere to provide support for a woman's breasts


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