Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sleeveless, tight-fitting, usually knit shirt with wide shoulder straps and no front opening.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An item of casual clothing: a top with no sleeves.
  • n. The top of a ship's bilge tank, usually the lowest horizontal surface on board.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a sleeveless and collarless shirt with wide shoulder straps and no front opening, often close-fitting and low-cut.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tight-fitting sleeveless shirt with wide shoulder straps and low neck and no front opening; often worn over a shirt or blouse

Etymologies

From its resemblance to a tank suit.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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