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What is "Halter Top" - Definition & Explanation

A sleeveless short top that is held in place by a narrow band of cloth that goes around the back of the neck. Halter tops usually tie, hook, or clasp behind the neck and across the back, leaving the arms, shoulders, and back bare. This term may also apply to other clothing that feature a halter top style bodice such as dresses or catsuits.
A sleeveless bodice with a high choke or wrap neck that may be backless.
A type of shirt or blouse supported by the fabric wrapping behind the neck. This cut exposes open should and back.
A woman's blouse that leaves the back, arms, and midriff bare and that is typically held in place by straps around the neck and across the back.

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