falsie

[ fawl-see ]
/ ˈfɔl si /

noun Informal.

either of a pair of shaped pads, made of rubber, fabric, or the like, for wearing inside a brassiere to give the breasts a larger or more shapely appearance.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. false-start,
  2. falsehood,
  3. falseness,
  4. falsetto,
  5. falsework,
  6. falsies,
  7. falsifiable,
  8. falsification,
  9. falsify,
  10. falsity

Origin of falsie

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; false + -ie

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British Dictionary definitions for falsies

falsies

/ (ˈfɔːlsɪz) /

pl n

informal pads of soft material, such as foam rubber, worn to exaggerate the size of or simulate the appearance of a woman's breasts
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Word Origin and History for falsies

falsies

n.

"padded brassiere," 1943, from false + -ie.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper