plural noun
past·​ies | \ ˈpā-stēz How to pronounce pasties (audio) \

Definition of pasties

: small round coverings for a woman's nipples worn especially by a stripteaser

Examples of pasties in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There's a crotchless version of the undies, a pink ribbon harness, blue pasties with little pink bows, and full pink leg harnesses. Carrie Wittme, Glamour, 1 Sep. 2021 Calumet, population roughly 750, is known for its copper mining history, and pasties were commonly eaten by miners. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 26 Aug. 2021 Like how British pasties evolving into everyday little meatpies in the Caribbean and then spread into the States. Toni Tipton-martin, Robb Report, 30 June 2021 Ramona is actually, surprisingly, on theme, with magenta and purple flowers and braids in her hair and a mesh body stocking over some crystal pasties. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 11 May 2021 Thankfully, Zola already looks like a hilarious accurate execution of King's lawless original thread, glittery pasties and all. Ineye Komonibo,, 1 Apr. 2021 And best of all, the split top is ideal for hiding bras or silicone pasties. Sanah Faroke, Southern Living, 5 Mar. 2021 Atlantic Records president Ahmet Ertegun threw a party for Jagger featuring various celebrities, cocaine, marijuana and a birthday cake that saw a woman wearing pasties hop out of it. Troy L. Smith, cleveland, 21 Feb. 2021 Today, seeing Emily inexplicably receive an initial text from Doug is as disorienting as if Doug inexplicably wore nothing but pasties and a Kangol bucket hat. Zak Jason, Wired, 16 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of pasties

circa 1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pasties

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“Pasties.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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