Definitions of bodice

  1. A kind of under waist stiffened with whalebone, etc., worn esp. by women; a corset; stays. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A close-fitting outer waist or vest forming the upper part of a woman's dress, or a portion of it. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The close-fitting waist or body of a woman's dress; a wide belt or girdle. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. A woman's stays, formerly called bodies, from fitting close to the body. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Stays; a quilted waistcoat worn by females. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for bodice

  1. He looked down at her bodice and exploded with laughter. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  2. Here it is, Miss Iris, and Polly drew a pin from her bodice but for the land's sake be careful of it! – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells