American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A brassiere.
- n. physics One of the two vectors in the standard notation for describing quantum states in quantum mechanics, the other being the ket.
- n. a brassiere
- n. slang friend.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. same as brassiere.
- n. an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
- Representing a different pronunciation of bro, meaning brother (Wiktionary)
“Structured simply the campaign for the title bra separates women into two categories: Marilyn and Jackie the question recurs throughout the episode in careful variation.”
“Like all the best questions .... bra is short for brassiere, which a single item, als the word is French, and they are a singular people. bra is short for brassiere which is a word for a single object, whereas any item of clothing that covers both legs separately is referred to in plural as it comprises two leg coverings put together.”
“They say the bra is a symbol of women being oppressed by the media to be an object of beauty and all that jazz.”
“Hilliary plays the cards as they benefit her – never stands on her own two feet – her bra is always in Bill's pocket.”
“Walk up to them and ask them what color their bra is – duck from the oncoming slap in the face – and then explain the reason why!”
“I SERIOUSLY just bought a bra from the teens department because mine have shrunk so.”
“As far as hanging about in ones underwear, I am certain for a fact that most readers would rather see me hanging out in my undies than persons of other gender persuations, But bike shorts and sports bra is as far as I'd be willing to go.”
“All shapes and sizes are accepted as long the bra is in good condition.”
“Michelle Dulak Thomson: A 12-year-old girl in bra and panties has “covered” the body parts that are “conventionally covered.””
“A 12-year-old girl in bra and panties has “covered” the body parts that are “conventionally covered.””
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