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noun as in blouse

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noun as in corset

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A gilded dove brooch — a sign of peace — was affixed to the bodice of Gaga’s jacket.

The coat, with fitted bodice, nipped-in waist, and full skirt, created a familiar silhouette for Kate.

A stoic figure in a white floor length dress and razor-tailored bodice was accessorized with a giant bull skull as a mask.

Since the film is set in the 19th century, Jones was outfitted in a series of Victorian era gowns, replete with bodice and bustle.

This bodice-ripper about Restoration England, banned in fourteen US states, was the bestselling novel in 1940s America.

Many of the looks, like a bodice worn with a figure-hugging pencil skirt, remained seductive and sexy despite its muted colors.

She sighed, and unperceived her hand went up to her bodice, where she wore a little silver cross.

The stays insisted a little cruelly on the lines of her figure, and the tight bodice betrayed her narrow-chested.

This wonder was accomplished by the magic power of a diabolical Rose which the lady carried in her bodice.

Yes, that's her portrait on the wall,In quaint old-fangled bodice: Her eyes are blue—her waist is small—A ghost!

One relative goes clamorously into the divorce court while another wins celebration by the showy style of a bodice.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bodice, such as: pullover, turtleneck, middy, shell, slipover, and t-shirt.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.