Definition of Foundation garment

1. Noun. A woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body.

Exact synonyms: Foundation
Specialized synonyms: Corset, Girdle, Stays, Roll-on
Generic synonyms: Undergarment, Unmentionable



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foundation Garment

foulmart
foulmarts
foulmouthed
foulnesses
fouls
foumart
foumarts
found
found fault
found object
found objects
found out
foundation
foundation's
foundation garment (current term)
foundation stone
foundational
foundationalism
foundationalist
foundationalistic
foundationalists
foundationally
foundationer
foundationers
foundationless
foundations
foundationwear
founde
founded

Literary usage of Foundation garment

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1. A Study of Occupations in the Cloak, Suit, and Skirt Industry of Greater New by William Thomas Bawden (1914)
"At the beginning of the season the first thing that is done is to settle upon a standard or foundation garment (also called body garment) for each of the ..."

2. Hearings, Reports and Prints of the House Committee on Interstate and by United States Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce (1906)
"... back of this legislation, looking at it from a man's viewpoint, might lead to the destruction of the foundation garment, cosmetic, and wig businesses? ..."

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