tank top


Definition of tank top

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

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The Sun captured a video posted to Instagram showing Lipa, dressed in a skirt and tank top, laughing as Hadid held his birthday cake. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid's Rumored Relationship Timeline," 9 July 2019 Several other people get involved, including a woman in a tan tank top who is hit by one of the men, and a woman in an electric wheelchair, who stands up. Elisha Fieldstadt, NBC News, "Anaheim police investigating viral video of violent Disneyland brawl," 8 July 2019 The Queen of Pop’s 22-year-old daughter sported a cropped cheetah print tank top and a skintight matching red skirt. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Lourdes Leon Revamps a Throwback It Bag," 3 July 2019 In terms of new products, the company plans to introduce new tank tops and T-shirts for men that have anti-odor technology, are lightweight and have strategic venting, Mr. McDonald told analysts. Aisha Al-muslim, WSJ, "Lululemon Reports Higher Sales, Raises Full-Year Outlook," 12 June 2019 Appearing in court in black yoga pants, a red tank top and a grey jacket, Anglin was scheduled to be released on a $100,000 unsecured bail. Natalie Weber, Houston Chronicle, "Richmond woman indicted on four counts including fraud, false statements," 5 June 2019 But plenty of skaters, from wobblers to experts, were undeterred, like the guy in green shorts and the woman in a neon yellow tank top. Elizabeth A. Harris, New York Times, "Ice Rink or Pool? On a 78-Degree Winter Day, It Was Hard to Tell," 21 Feb. 2018 Zion held up a rainbow flag and heart in one snapshot with 17-year-old big brother Zaire Blessing Dwyane sporting a matching pin, a yellow tank top and sneakers and green shorts. Helen Murphy, PEOPLE.com, "Dwyane Wade on His Son Zion, 12, Attending Pride Parade: ‘My Job as a Father Is … to Support Them’," 19 June 2019 Someone with gloves peels out a woman’s blue tank top and seals it in a plastic bag. Eric Ogden, Marie Claire, "The Invisible Victims," 10 June 2019

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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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