tank top


Definition of tank top 

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

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As Isaiah is telling me his story, a man wearing an Indiana Lyons tank top arrives, grabs a folding table and carries it to the court. Gregg Doyel, Indianapolis Star, "Doyel: So you want to be a pro basketball player... got $100?," 9 July 2018 Select tank tops are also $10 from Thursday, May 24, until Monday, May 28. Glamour, "The Best 2018 Memorial Day Sales to Shop This Weekend," 22 May 2018 Courtesy An ill-fitting legging or tank top in an unflattering style can be a serious impediment to a successful workout. Danielle Mcnally, Marie Claire, "Now You Can Create the Exact Workout Leggings of Your Dreams," 23 Apr. 2018 This year, the festival group's matching tank tops were colored orange — the color of the Las Vegas festival's logo — in a show of solidarity with the victims and survivors. Kaila White, azcentral, "'58 barstools empty': Country Thunder Arizona brings Las Vegas shooting victims together," 1 Oct. 2017 Isabella wore a new black tank top, black leggings and sneakers. New York Times, "‘It’s Like Each Day Is a Year’: A Migrant Mother’s Wait for a Reunion," 13 July 2018 Two men got out of the SUV and entered the store, one wearing a white tank top, another wearing a dark T-shirt. Wayne K. Roustan, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Gunman in XXXTentacion murder arrested, Sheriff’s Office says," 11 July 2018 One man is seen wearing a white tank top, black Nike shorts, white and black Nike shoes, a necklace and earrings. Steve Burns, ajc, "VIDEO: Four men sought in armed robbery near MARTA station," 12 June 2018 Nick, still wearing a white tank top, positions his body over the hole in the sheet. refinery29.com, "The Handmaid's Tale," 24 May 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

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

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