bustier

[ boos-tyey ]
/ busˈtyeɪ /

noun

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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Origin of bustier

<French, originally an undergarment so tailored; see bust1, -ier2
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British Dictionary definitions for bustier

bustier
/ (ˈbuːstɪeɪ) /

noun

a type of close-fitting usually strapless top worn by women
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