foundation garment


noun

an undergarment, as a girdle or corset, worn by women to support or give shape to the contours of the body.

Origin of foundation garment

First recorded in 1925–30
Also called foundation.
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Related Words for foundation garment

corset, foundation, girdle, bandeau, bra, brassiere, shapewear

British Dictionary definitions for foundation garment

foundation garment

noun

a woman's undergarment worn to shape and support the figure; brassiere or corset
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