how to pronounce bodice


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bodice is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of bodice


  1. Blouse; any shirt for women, particularly the upper part of a two-piece dress or European folk costume.
  2. A sleeveless shirt for women, sometimes provided with detachable sleeves.
  3. Underbodice: an undershirt for women, particularly a corset or other undershirt stiffened with whalebone.
  4. The upper portion of a women's one-piece dress, equivalent to a shirt.

bodice frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bodice occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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