- Automotive Slang. a removable cover for the front end of an automobile to protect it from road debris.
Origin of bra
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Examples from the Web for bra
Faith is decency… if I were a cow I would be wearing a bra.Beirut Letter: In Lebanon, Fighting ISIS With Culture and Satire
September 22, 2014
Or Sensoria, a new athletic-wear company whose socks have GPS and whose shirts have a fitness tracker built into the bra.Wearables Hit the Runway at Fashion Week
September 11, 2014
Then, Jessica Biel was very big around 2005-2010, and she had that scene in a bra in I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.The Movie Nudity Maestro: Jim McBride on 15 Years of Mr. Skin and That Scarlett Johansson Scene
August 9, 2014
One night, the summer they were all 15, Cady went swimming alone, wearing nothing but a camisole, bra and underwear.'We Were Liars': Teens Confront Their Beautiful, Rich Family's Dark Secrets
August 7, 2014
Then again, my perception of modesty has been skewed ever since Katy Perry shot whip cream out of her bra, so who even knows.Avril Lavigne’s Dumb ‘Hello Kitty’ Video Is Rife with Cultural Appropriation
April 25, 2014
The men condemned to death in the Bra affair are confined in the fort at Vanves.
The execution of the condemned men in the Bra affair was a blunder.
But she said up to the very end that she was bra', bra', and had had a happy day.Katharine Frensham
For the "bra' laddie" the only music is that which is emitted by the bagpipe.
They came back in a vessel, the maid said, an' wor out a bra' while.The Wizard of West Penwith
William Bentinck Forfar
- short for brassiere
- Southern African informal another word for bro 2
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Word Origin and History for bra
by 1923, shortening of brassiere.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper