topless


top·less

adjective \-ləs\

of a woman : wearing no clothing on the upper body

: done while not wearing any clothing on the upper body

: having or allowing topless women

Full Definition of TOPLESS

1
archaic :  so high as to reach up beyond sight <and burnt the topless towers of Ilium — Christopher Marlowe>
2
:  being without a top
3
a :  wearing no clothing on the upper body
b :  featuring topless waitresses or entertainers <topless bars>
c :  being a place where topless women are permitted <a topless beach>
top·less·ness \-nəs\ noun

Examples of TOPLESS

  1. She likes to go topless on the beach.

First Known Use of TOPLESS

1589

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