|1.||Richard Dreyfus Special|
Noun. (Hollywood slang): An article of clothing made from elasticized fabric that encirclies the body at the waist effecting the compression of the abdomen for the purpose of making the wearer seem slimmer; a girdle.
See also: corset
Nick Nolte told Rolling Stone that when he made "Cannery Row" he was so overweight he was forced to wear a 'Richard Dreyfus Special' during filming.