Origin of thong
Examples from the Web for thong
When he turns around, he revealed an American flag worn like a thong.Inside London's Underground Burlesque and Fetish Scene|Liza Foreman|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The replica is part of a set that also includes an equally bejeweled Dream Angels thong cashing in at $58.Beyonce Releases Model-Filled Music Video; Victoria's Secret Sells Replica 'Fantasy Bra'|The Fashion Beast Team|December 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For them, showing their hair is the equivalent of strolling down the street in nothing but a thong.
Many of the shots show topless girls in thong bikinis consorting with VIPs, some in compromising positions.
He sprang aside as the thong fell; it missed him, and before the whip could be raised again he had leaped towards his brother.In Clive's Command|Herbert Strang
He walked over to Geo, hesitated, and then placed the thong around the older boy's neck.The Jewels of Aptor|Samuel R. Delany
Through each of these he passed the legs of a bird, and drawing tight the ends of the thong, made them secure.Grit A-Plenty|Dillon Wallace
Antonius caught up another paddle and passed it through a rower's thong.A Friend of Caesar|William Stearns Davis
The thong of my moccasin became undone, but I did not dare to stop to tie it, but kept plunging along, shuffling it with me.Through the Yukon Gold Diggings|Josiah Edward Spurr
British Dictionary definitions for thong
- a skimpy article of beachwear, worn by men or women, consisting of thin strips of leather or cloth attached to a piece of material that covers the genitals while leaving the buttocks bare
- a similar item of underwear
Word Origin for thong
Word Origin and History for thong
Old English þwong "thong, narrow strip of leather (used as a cord, band, strip, etc.)," from Proto-Germanic *thwangaz (cf. Old Norse þvengr), from PIE root *twengh- "to press in on, to restrain." As a kind of sandal, first attested 1965; as a kind of bikini briefs, 1990.