crop top


Definition of crop top 

: a short upper-body garment for women that does not cover the midriff

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Throw on a graphic T-shirt (crop top optional), some distressed denim and a cute bomber jacket. Bethonie Butler, The Seattle Times, "8 last-minute pop-culture Halloween costumes for 2018," 29 Oct. 2018 His friend is hanging off of a girl in a black crop top; the two peer at the case exhibiting strains like Death Star x Cherry Pie and Love Triangle. Angela Chen, The Verge, "Weed and luxury in Las Vegas," 15 Nov. 2018 Amid her hair transformations, long before Insta-girls like Kendall Jenner would free the nipple on social media, the actress often forwent a bra under a sheer black crop top with natural aplomb. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "At 56, Demi Moore Has Never Looked Better," 11 Nov. 2018 The brand is still struggling as young consumers now prefer more authentic marketing and garments that resemble crop tops, with simple sizing and lower prices. Khadeeja Safdar, WSJ, "Victoria’s Secret Misses Out on Retailing’s Surge," 23 Aug. 2018 Try Koral's sports bran, $65, and Lucas Hugh's crop top, $170, Aurora Tower, Cosmopolitan, "Your Complete Love, Work, & Life Horoscope for 2017," 10 Jan. 2017 Pick up a vintage find on Etsy, à la Lady Gaga (her character in A Star Is Born, Ally, wears a Yes tee), or go modern with a Beyoncé crop top. Anna Moeslein, Glamour, "Finally, Band Tees Are Cool Again," 29 Oct. 2018 Her last outfit, for her verse, was a bright green crop top and matching high-waisted pants that matched the forest background. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "Selena Gomez’s New Music Video for “Taki Taki” is Her Hottest Yet," 10 Oct. 2018 On his Instagram story, Jonas shared a video of the Quantico star walking towards the camera, wearing a matching gingham-print crop top and A-line midi skirt. Meagan Fredette,, "Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra: It's Instagram Official," 23 June 2018

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First Known Use of crop top

1971, in the meaning defined above

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