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thong

 (thông, thŏng)
n.
1. A narrow strip, as of leather, used for binding or lashing.
2. A whip of plaited leather or cord.
3. 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.
4. 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.

[Middle English, from Old English thwong.]
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thong

(θɒŋ)
n
1. a thin strip of leather or other material, such as one used for lashing things together
2. a whip or whiplash, esp one made of leather
3. (Clothing & Fashion) US and Canadian and Austral and NZ the usual name for flip-flop5
4. (Clothing & Fashion) 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
5. (Clothing & Fashion) a similar item of underwear
[Old English thwang; related to Old High German dwang reins, Old Norse thvengr strap]
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thong

(θɔŋ, θɒŋ)

n.
1. a narrow strip, esp. of leather or hide, used to fasten or secure something.
2. a strip of leather or hide used for whipping.
3. a shoe or slipper fastened to the foot by a strip of leather or the like that passes between the first two toes.
4. a brief garment for the lower body that exposes the buttocks, consisting of a strip of fabric passing between the thighs and attached to a band around the waist.
[before 950; Old English thwong; akin to Old Norse thvengr strap, thvinga to compel]
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thong

A garment worn for swimming or sunbathing, consisting of thin strips of material that cover the genitals but leave the buttocks bare.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thong - leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
leather strip - implement consisting of a strip of leather
whip - an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
2.thong - underpants resembling a G-string; worn by women especially under very tight pants; "she wore thongs in her quest for the callipygian ideal"
underpants - an undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighs; usually worn next to the skin
3.thong - a thin strip of leather; often used to lash things together
leather strip - implement consisting of a strip of leather
4.thong - minimal clothing worn by stripteasersthong - minimal clothing worn by stripteasers; a narrow strip of fabric that covers the pubic area, passes between the thighs, and is supported by a waistband
woman's clothing - clothing that is designed for women to wear
5.thong - a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toethong - a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
sandal - a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot
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Translations
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thong

[θɒŋ] N
1. (= strap) → correa f
2. (= sandal) → chancleta f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

thong

[ˈθɒŋ]
n
(= strip) (of leather, plastic, rubber)lanière f
(= underwear) → string m
thongs npl (mainly US) (= flip-flops) → tongs fpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

thong

n
(of whip)Peitschenschnur f, → Peitschenriemen m; (= fastening)Lederriemen m
(US: = flip-flop) → Badelatsche f (inf), → Gummilatsche f (inf)
(= G-string)Tangaslip m
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thong

[θɒŋ] nlaccio or cinghia di cuoio
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