Definitions for underwireˈʌn dərˌwaɪər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•der•wireˈʌn dərˌwaɪər(n.)

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

    Category: Clothing

  2. a brassiere with such wires.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of underwire:

1975–80

Wiktionary

  1. underwire(Noun)

    a semicircular wire placed in a bra to support the breasts

  2. underwire(Noun)

    a bra that includes such wires

  3. underwire(Verb)

    To fix such a wire in place

  4. Origin: From under + wire

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