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Definition of "thong" []

  • A narrow strip, as of leather, used for binding or lashing. (noun)
  • A whip of plaited leather or cord. (noun)
  • A sandal held on the foot by a strip that fits between the first and second toes and is connected to a strap usually passing over the top or around the sides of the foot. (noun)
  • A garment for the lower body that exposes the buttocks, consisting of a narrow strip of fabric that passes between the thighs supported by a waistband. (noun)
  • A thin strip of leather or other material, such as one used for lashing things together (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A whip or whiplash, esp one made of leather (noun)
  • 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 (noun)
  • A similar item of underwear (noun)

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Use "thong" in a sentence
  • "At the very least you'll know what the rally thong is all about."
  • "The thong is imprinted with yellow comedy and tragedy masks and the words “The Original Mardi Gras” (because Alabamians think their celebrations preceded those in Louisiana)."
  • "Maybe the fact that the frag-thong is standard equipment for Badoon hordes has something to do with it."