Definition of corsetry in English:


Pronunciation /-trē/


See corset

‘Of all the pieces shown, my absolute favourite has to be the red silk dress (with spaghetti straps and pronounced corsetry detailing around the bust).’
  • ‘The bloomers and a chemise would have gone under layers and layers of corsetry and petticoats, which could weigh up to 7lb.’
  • ‘It has become the most imitated item of corsetry this century’
  • ‘It's a real joy to see a woman in a historical drama who is not solely on board for the purpose of modelling corsetry.’
  • ‘Beneath the corsetry and the grease paint are all the hallmarks of the director at his best.’