a close-fitting, low-cut top having shoulder straps and often made of lightweight, knitted fabric.
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Also called tank.
Origin of tank top
First recorded in 1945–50
Words nearby tank top
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British Dictionary definitions for tank top
a sleeveless upper garment with wide shoulder straps and a low neck, usually worn over a shirt, blouse, or jumper
Word Origin for tank top
C20: named after tank suits, one-piece bathing costumes of the 1920s worn in tanks or swimming pools
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