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What is "Tank Top" - Definition & Explanation

A sleeveless collarless shirt with usually wide shoulder straps and no front opening.
A short, sleeveless top with wide armholes.
A sleeveless knit shirt with a deep, U-shaped neckline and deep armholes. Originally an athletic garment, tank tops have found a place in both the modern wardrobe, to be worn layered or on its own. This style shirt also has the slang name of “wife beater.” View HisRoom's tank top department.

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