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[fawl-see] /ˈfɔl si/
noun, Informal.
either of a pair of shaped pads, made of rubber, fabric, or the like, for wearing inside a brassiere to give the breasts a larger or more shapely appearance.
Origin of falsie
An Americanism dating back to 1940-45; false + -ie Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for falsies


plural noun
(informal) pads of soft material, such as foam rubber, worn to exaggerate the size of or simulate the appearance of a woman's breasts
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Word Origin and History for falsies

"padded brassiere," 1943, from false + -ie.

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Slang definitions & phrases for falsies



A pair of breast pads worn to give the appearance of large breasts (1940s+)



  1. Anything false or artificial; a prosthesis: Its tail, a falsy, fell off
  2. brassiere padded to give the appearance of large breasts; also, padding worn in other places to increase the generosity of a woman's body (1940s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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