tank top


Definition of tank top

: a sleeveless collarless shirt with usually wide shoulder straps and no front opening

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Despite threatening to ban Venezuela’s most important resource, oil, the administration has so far held off from targeting the crude exports that American refiners buy to help keep America’s gasoline tank topped up. Ian Talley, WSJ, "U.S. Targets Huge Currency Scheme in Venezuela Before Maduro Inauguration," 8 Jan. 2019 Number of People Needed: 1 Items Needed: White tank top with holes cut out Purple bra or tank to wear underneath Jeans Pink cardigan Dressing up as all four Plastics is a great way to get your whole squad involved. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "'Mean Girls'-Inspired Costumes So You Can Have the Best Halloween Ever," 28 Sep. 2018 There are three pieces: a cotton tank top, logo bikini bottom, and satin robe. Ana Colón, Glamour, "Rihanna Designed a Savage X Fenty Lingerie Capsule to Benefit Her Foundation—And Everything's Under $100," 21 Sep. 2018 But Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber's spur of the moment engagement is anything but traditional, so when the two finally announced it on Instagram, Hailey went for a look almost as shocking as the proposal: a $40 tank top. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Hailey Baldwin Wore a $40 Tank Top to Announce Her Engagement to Justin Bieber," 19 July 2018 For the women’s range — a new frontier for Palace — there is a dress, a tank top with shorts, T-shirt and skirt. Rosemary Feitelberg | Wwd, latimes.com, "Palace Skateboards teams with Adidas for court-driven apparel and accessories collaboration," 26 June 2018 The actor was spotted out in a dark blue tank top showing off his toned and tanned arms on Saturday as the temperature climbed for the day. Ale Russian, PEOPLE.com, "Justin Theroux Shows Off His Toned Arms While Enjoying N.Y.C.'s Warm Weather with Jonah Hill," 16 Apr. 2018 Model Mia Kang is wearing Carbon38 tank top, similar styles at carbon38.com; Athleta sports bra, similar styles at athleta.com. SELF, "2019 New Year's Challenge Workout Calendar," 31 Dec. 2018 Stock Vintage tank top, $65, and overalls, $385, Stock Vintage, 143 East 13th Street, New York Photo: Annemarieke van Drimmelen for WSJ. Alex Bhattacharji, WSJ, "Alexander Skarsgård in His Element," 6 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of tank top

1950, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of tank top

US : a shirt that has no sleeves or collar and usually has wide shoulder straps

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