Pronunciation: (kôr'sit),[key] —n. Sometimes, corsets. a close-fitting undergarment, stiffened with whalebone or similar material and often capable of being tightened by lacing, enclosing the trunk: worn, esp. by women, to shape and support the body; stays.
—v.t. 1. to dress or furnish with or as if with a corset.
2. to regulate strictly; constrict.