Bra

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Etymology 1

Shortened from brassiere

Noun

Bra (plural Bras)
  1. a brassiere

Derived terms

Etymology 2

From bracket

Noun

Bra (plural Bras)
  1. (physics) One of the two vectors in the standard notation for describing quantum states in quantum mechanics, the other being the ket.

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Antonyms

Etymology 3

Representing a different pronunciation of bro, meaning brother

Noun

Bra (plural Bras)
  1. (slang) friend
    Take it easy, bra!


Thesaurus

advocate, alpenstock, arm, athletic supporter, back, backbone, backing, bandeau, bearer, brace, bracer, bracket, brassiere, buttress, cane, carrier, cervix, corset, crook, crutch, falsies, foundation garment, fulcrum, girdle, guy, guywire, jock, jockstrap, mainstay, maintainer, mast, neck, prop, reinforce, reinforcement, reinforcer, rest, resting place, rigging, shoulder, shroud, soutien-gorge, spine, sprit, staff, standing rigging, stave, stay, stick, stiffener, strengthener, support, supporter, sustainer, upholder, walking stick

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Etymology

Since at least 1621, from braf (good, brave); from German brav; from French brave.

Pronunciation

Adjective

Bra (comparative bättre, superlative bäst)

  1. good

Adverb

Bra (comparative bättre, superlative bäst)

  1. well

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