a woman's close-fitting, sleeveless, strapless top, often elasticized, usually having boning or facing to give it shape, and worn as a blouse.
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How to use bustier in a sentence
Mary, Queen of Scots on Reign is more likely pop off a bustier than a one-liner.
The new vests have received complaints for offering little room in the chest area, making them painful for bustier employees.Diane Kruger Is Chanel’s New Face; Yves Saint Laurent Films Face Off | The Fashion Beast Team | April 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her sensibilities tend more toward, say, an Agent Provocateur bustier than business wear.Inside the High-End Fashion Sensibility on CBS’s ‘The Good Wife’ | Jace Lacob | October 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
But then, when one sparkled bustier passed her on the runway, she pointed and whispered to her seatmate: “Now, that I could wear.”Phaedra Parks of ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ at Jeremy Scott NYFW Show | Isabel Wilkinson | February 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for bustier
a type of close-fitting usually strapless top worn by women
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