corset (plural corsets)
- A woman's foundation garment, reinforced with stays, that supports the waistline, hips and bust.
- (historical) A tight-fitting gown or basque worn by both men and women during the Middle Ages.
- (transitive) To enclose in a corset; to wear a corset.
- Mabel dreaded the upcoming ball and the preliminary corseting it would entail.
- (figuratively) To restrict or confine.
- "I will not remain corseted by your notions of what is and is not proper!" she exclaimed.
corset m (plural corsets)
- Czech: korzet (borrowed)
- Danish: korset (borrowed)
- Dutch: korset (borrowed)
- Esperanto: korseto (borrowed)
- Finnish: korsetti (borrowed)
- German: Korsett (borrowed)
- Greek: κορσές (korsés) (borrowed)
- Italian: corsetto (borrowed)
- “corset” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).