underwire

[uhn-der-wahyuh r]

noun

a wire sewn into the underside of each cup of a brassiere, used for support and shape.
a brassiere with such wires.

Nearby words

  1. underwent,
  2. underwhelm,
  3. underwhelmed,
  4. underwhelming,
  5. underwing,
  6. underwithhold,
  7. underwood,
  8. underwool,
  9. underwork,
  10. underworld

Origin of underwire


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