tank top


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

Examples of tank top in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This exquisite set includes three different colored loungewear ensembles, each featuring a soft and breathable tank top paired with comfortable shorts. Samantha Booth, Rolling Stone, 21 Nov. 2023 In an almost exact parallel to that of Sweeney and Powell’s, the intro features Stone and Fielder standing against a pale blue background, with Fielder wearing a white button-down and Stone wearing a peach-colored tank top. Valerie Wu, Variety, 18 Nov. 2023 This three-piece set features a scoop neck tank top with ruching on the side, elasticized pants, and a long cardigan duster. Samantha Leal, Travel + Leisure, 15 Nov. 2023 And just last month, a candid photo of Pine in an eclectic workout outfit — a tank top with a PBS logo paired with a colorful knit cardigan and black leggings — also turned more people than expected into keyboard fashion critics. Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times, 15 Nov. 2023 An open webbed material tank top layered over an opaque bustier paired perfectly with the bottoms. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 15 Nov. 2023 In 2012, he was invited to testify before a parliamentary committee on drug policy, walking the halls in a black tank top and bolero hat. Matt Flegenheimer, New York Times, 13 Nov. 2023 The Dune actor rocked the same blue pants, white cutout tank top and red underwear that Sivan does in his music video — and gave the music video choreography a whirl, too. Rachel Desantis, Peoplemag, 13 Nov. 2023 Holmes wore all black, from his tank top, shorts and running tights to his Nike sneakers. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 5 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tank top was in 1950

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“Tank top.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tank%20top. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

tank top

: a sleeveless collarless shirt with a low neckline
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