VS.

Shirtwaist vs. Bodice

Published:

Shirtwaistnoun

(US) A woman's tailored blouse, buttoned down the front.

Bodicenoun

A sleeveless shirt for women, sometimes provided with detachable sleeves.

Shirtwaistnoun

A woman's blouse resembling a men's shirt in cut and style; - in England called a blouse.

Bodicenoun

Blouse; any shirt for women, particularly the upper part of a two-piece dress or European folk costume.

Shirtwaistnoun

a type of woman's dress with a bodice tailored like a shirt; - also called shirt dress, shirtwaist dress, and shirtwaister.

Bodicenoun

The upper portion of a women's one-piece dress, equivalent to a shirt.

ADVERTISEMENT

Shirtwaistnoun

a blouse with buttons down the front;

‘in England they call a shirtwaist a shirtwaister’;

Bodicenoun

Underbodice: an undershirt for women, particularly a corset or other undershirt stiffened with whalebone.

Bodicenoun

A kind of under waist stiffened with whalebone, etc., worn esp. by women; a corset; stays.

Bodicenoun

A close-fitting outer waist or vest forming the upper part of a woman's dress, or a portion of it.

‘Her bodice half way she unlaced.’;

Bodicenoun

part of a dress above the waist

Bodicenoun

the close-fitting upper part of a dress, covering the chest and back above the waist.

ADVERTISEMENT

Bodicenoun

a sleeveless, close-fitting waist-length garment, typically lacing up in the front, worn over a dress or blouse or as underwear.

Bodice

A bodice ( ) is an article of clothing for women and girls, covering the torso from the neck to the waist. The term typically refers to a specific type of upper garment common in Europe during the 16th to the 18th century, or to the upper portion of a modern dress to distinguish it from the skirt and sleeves.

Bodice Illustrations

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons