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intimate apparel

euphemism Women's undergarments. In some stores, such items are sold in a section called "Intimate Apparel." She was sorting her laundry and all of her, um, intimate apparel was just strewn all over the couch—I couldn't stop blushing! You'll find girdles in our Intimate Apparel section.
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intimate apparel

Euph. women's underwear. "You'll find bras and body shapers in the intimate apparel," said the salesclerk at the department store. The catalog features intimate apparel for the grande dame.
See also: intimate
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