belly shirt

noun

: a short shirt that exposes usually a small amount of skin on the lower abdomen
… the hot blonde in the belly shirtChris Palmer, ESPN, 6 Mar. 2000
… slip into those low-rise denims instead. Top it off with a black belly shirt and you'll pass muster with the men, especially with clueless, intoxicated friends like mine.Colin Sokolowski, The Accidental Adult, 2010

Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of belly shirt was in 1974

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“Belly shirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/belly%20shirt. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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