tube top

tube top
a woman's strapless top, usually of elasticized fabric that fits snugly on the body.

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tube top UK US noun [countable] [singular tube top plural tube tops] american
a boob tube
Thesaurus: shirts, t-shirts and topshyponym

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tube top,
an article of clothing worn by women and girls over the upper body from under the arms usually to the waist. It is made of fabric that stretches easily and is shaped like a tube.

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n. a tight-fitting strapless top made of stretchy material and worn by women or girls

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noun, pl ⋯ tops [count]
US : a piece of clothing for women and girls that is shaped like a tube and that covers the chest and back but not the shoulders or arms — called also (Brit) boob tube

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ˈtube top [tube top] (NAmE) (BrE ˈboob tube) noun
a piece of women's clothing that is made of cloth that stretches and covers the chest
See also:boob tube

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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