bra

[ brah ]
/ brɑ /

noun

Automotive Slang. a removable cover for the front end of an automobile to protect it from road debris.

Origin of bra

by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for bra (1 of 2)

bra

1
/ (brɑː) /

noun

short for brassiere

British Dictionary definitions for bra (2 of 2)

bra

2
/ (brɑː) /

noun

Southern African informal another word for bro 2
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Word Origin and History for bra

bra


n.

by 1923, shortening of brassiere.

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