tank top


Definition of 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 There are virtually endless designs to choose from—and all look great styled with a simple white T-shirt or tank top. Talia Abbas, Glamour, 17 May 2021 As Vogue reports, Shayk wore a purple, yellow, and red plaid skirt suit, the work of Vivienne Westwood, layered over a black tank top. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, 30 Apr. 2021 Saint and Psalm wore white T-shirts and orange shorts along with footwear from her estranged husband Kanye West's Yeezy brand and Chicago wore an orange tank top with an orange mermaid tail skirt. Georgia Slater, PEOPLE.com, 8 Apr. 2021 He was last seen wearing a gray zip-up jacket over a white tank top, gray sweatpants and black slides. Tom Steele, Dallas News, 25 Jan. 2021 Dressed in a tank top, shorts and a hoodie, Compean was chilled to the bone. Washington Post, 22 Apr. 2021 She was last seen wearing a white tank top and black shorts. Elaine Aradillas, PEOPLE.com, 21 Aug. 2020 Unlike a tank top, a tube comes with an element of danger. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 16 Apr. 2021 There's a scene in the 2004 comedy Mean Girls in which Lizzy Caplan’s character cuts two holes out of the tank top of the mean girl-in-charge, Regina George (Rachel McAdams), in order to undermine her popularity. Irina Grechko, refinery29.com, 24 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of tank top

1950, in the meaning defined above

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15 Jun 2021

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“Tank top.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tank%20top. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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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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