underwire

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From under + wire

Noun[edit]

underwire (plural underwires)

  1. a semicircular wire placed in a bra to support the breasts
  2. a bra that includes such wires

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

underwire (third-person singular simple present underwires, present participle underwiring, simple past and past participle underwired)

  1. To fix such a wire in place