verb (used with object)
Origin of corset
Related formscor·set·less, adjectiveun·cor·set·ed, adjectivewell-cor·set·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for corset
Stephanie Jones of Texas says she has lost 24 pounds since she started wearing a corset regularly last August.
Also, the medical support for the efficacy of the corset diet, let alone its safety, is questionable.
Wearing a corset can restrict oxygenation, which is needed to help your body function, including your metabolism.
Even worse, wearing a corset could actually end up hindering weight loss goals.
According to TheCorsetDiet.com, you can shed up to six pounds a week from wearing a corset.
The corset had evidently been ripped open and torn from her body during a struggle which took place near where it was found.
The question of corsage is an all-important one, as the fit of a garment depends largely on the shape of the corset.Riding for Ladies|W. A. Kerr
Anielka, after concealing the coin in her corset, ran quickly back to the palace.
I perceived the resistance of the corset and then something else, and then the sinking of the knife into a soft substance.The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories|Leo Tolstoi
Should the apron and cap not be needed for the cooking class, an undergarment (corset cover) may well be substituted.Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools|Ministry of Education Ontario
British Dictionary definitions for corset
- a stiffened, elasticated, or laced foundation garment, worn esp by women, that usually extends from below the chest to the hips, providing support for the spine and stomach and shaping the figure
- a similar garment worn because of injury, weakness, etc, by either sex