Definition of underwired in US English:

underwired

adjective

  • See underwire

    • ‘There are several lacy, underwired and padded styles that look nothing like trainer bras.’
    • ‘There is no evidence to suggest wearing a tight-fitting bra or underwired bra can cause breast cancer.’
    • ‘Has anyone successfully managed to repair a sticky out wire coming out from an underwired bra?’
    • ‘I was in and out in 30 minutes including security (although I did have to out myself as an underwired bra wearer).’

Pronunciation

underwired

/ˈˌəndərˈˌwī(ə)rd/