Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A semicircular wire support sewn into the underside of each cup of a brassiere.
  • n. A brassiere with such a wire support.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a semicircular wire placed in a bra to support the breasts
  • n. a bra that includes such wires
  • v. To fix such a wire in place

Etymologies

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From under + wire

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