brassiere brassiere

Definition(s):

  • (n) an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts

Synonym(s)

bra

Usage(s):

  1. In San Antonio, Jail Matron Mamie Lyons frisked a new arrival, shook a pet tarantula out of her brassiere.
  2. She offered to give them her brassiere, but they had to first check with an imam whether Islam allowed a man to touch a woman's underclothes.
  3. The brassiere end of the business quickly eclipsed the dresses.

News

  • Famed Milwaukee tavern rehangs bras on ceiling

    By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Standing on a foot ladder, Jeff Scanell bent down, pinched his girlfriend's red lace brassiere between his thumb and index finger and gently lifted it out of the front of her shirt as a cowbell wildly rang and a raucous crowd roared. The 37-year-old Milwaukee tool and die worker then reached above and added the undergarment to the dangling array of ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "Where in Victorian times, clotheslines were ubiquitous," says Dr. Helen Caldicott, a founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility, "Mrs. Brown's brassiere blowing in the breeze has apparently become scandalizing to some modern Americans....
    on Aug 5, 2007 By: Helen Caldicott Source: ChronicleHerald.ca

  2. "These measures are only effective if we happen to guess what the next terrorists are planning. If we concentrate airport security on screening shoes and confiscating liquids, and the terrorists hide explosives in their brassiere and use solids,...
    on Dec 28, 2009 By: Bruce Schneier Source: Globe and Mail

  3. In response, an irate Gilbert wrote an article chronicling the discrimination female musicians faced, only to be embarrassed when her article was published under the headline "How Can You Blow a Horn With a Brassiere?"
    on Feb 18, 2007 By: Peggy Gilbert Source: Los Angeles Times

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