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THONG

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does thong mean? 

THONG (noun)
  The noun THONG has 4 senses:

1. leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
2. a thin strip of leather; often used to lash things together
3. 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
4. a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe

  Familiarity information: THONG used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


THONG (noun)


Sense 1thong [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

thong; lash

Hypernyms ("thong" is a kind of...):

leather strip (implement consisting of a strip of leather)

Holonyms ("thong" is a part of...):

whip (an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping)


Sense 2thong [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A thin strip of leather; often used to lash things together

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("thong" is a kind of...):

leather strip (implement consisting of a strip of leather)


Sense 3thong [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

G-string; thong

Hypernyms ("thong" is a kind of...):

woman's clothing (clothing that is designed for women to wear)


Sense 4thong [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

flip-flop; thong

Hypernyms ("thong" is a kind of...):

sandal (a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot)


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