flatter figure

flatter one's figure

Fig. [for clothing] to make one look thin or to make one's figure look better than it is. The lines of this dress really flatter your figure. The trousers had a full cut that flattered Maria's figure.
See also: figure, flatter
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Both flatter figures, hiding any bits you're unhappy with.
Trapeze styles flatter figures with heavier thighs and V-necks with wide straps are good for concealing bra straps and large busts.