Bustier definition

bo͝os-tyā, bŭs-
A formfitting sleeveless and usually strapless woman's top, often worn as lingerie.
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A tight-fitting women's top, frequently strapless, worn either as an undergarment or as outerwear.
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Comparative form of busty: more busty.
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A woman's waist-length, tightfitting, often strapless undergarment, somewhat like a corset.
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A woman's outer garment or dress bodice resembling this.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bustier
Plural:
bustiers

Origin of bustier

  • French from buste bust bust1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French bustier, from buste + -ier.

    From Wiktionary

  • See busty.

    From Wiktionary