Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a woman's close-fitting foundation garment
  2. (verb, body) dress with a corset

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Synonyms of Corset

girdle, stays

Alternate forms of Corset

Derivations: corset

Hyponyms: panty girdle

Hypernyms: apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, foundation, foundation garment, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog

Origin of the word Corset

  1. c.1300, from O.Fr., dim. of cors "body" (see corps). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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