crop top

noun

plural crop tops
: a short upper-body garment that does not cover the midriff

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Ellie Goulding brings her abs to the black carpet in this Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini design featuring a crop top, mini skirt and deconstructed sleeves. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 20 Nov. 2022 Hailey wore a look that was a replica of the outfit that runway veteran Laetitia Casta wore in the original show, which featured garlands of pink roses fashioned into a crop top, skirt and headdress. Alex Kessler, Vogue, 31 Oct. 2022 The drawstring bottoms are also available in a muted floral pattern, and both designs feature a matching, versatile crop top as well. Emma Becker, PEOPLE.com, 7 July 2022 In the video, Hudgens posed outside East High wearing a black crop top, white sneakers, and a pair of purple Moschino athletic shorts that would earn Troy Bolton's approval. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 27 June 2022 In recent weeks, Holmes has been spotted wearing an ivory suit with hot pink heels, a backless knit crop top with wide-leg pants, and a green raincoat with blue trousers while out in the city. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 1 June 2022 Aside from her fairytale dress, Addison paired a favorite shoe of hers — the Nike Air Force 1— with an oversized leather jacket, sage green crop top, and light wash denim jeans to lounge on a park bench and take in the floral sights. Seventeen, 24 Mar. 2022 For her top, Kylie went with a ribbed, scoop-neck crop top that ends right under her bustline. Abby Dupes, Seventeen, 25 Oct. 2022 The first look from Saab at his Paris fashion show fused a 1960s angelic-white crop top and a maxi skirt with an ethnic look, thanks to a construction of interlocking motifs. Thomas Adamson, ajc, 1 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crop top was in 1956

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Cite this Entry

“Crop top.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crop%20top. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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