- From wife + beater. (Wiktionary)
“About a month ago, around my birthday, I used my "birthday discount" join the "Insider's Club" and you, too, will save like me! at Loehmanns and one of my purchases was a Romeo & Juliet Couture double-dyed or tie-died "wifebeater".”
“He was wearing a grey A-shirt (more commonly called a 'wifebeater') today.”
“Chogyi Jake had skipped his usual sand-colored linen shirt for the kind of white sleeveless T-shirt my big brother used to call a wifebeater when our parents weren’t around.”
“Yup, thats a wifebeater, a gray mullet, a handlebar mustache, as well as a cigarette tucked during a back of Grandpas ear.”
“I can only imagine the older, wiser Claudio Fragasso — the director of Troll 2 — lurking in the shadows in a well-worn wifebeater, calmly drinking a 40, as all of these young “best worst gangsters” step to the scene.”
“Elizabeth had this grey tank top she would sleep in, but I think it was really just a wifebeater of mine that she accidentally shrunk.”
“Mars came into the room in black pajama pants and a black wifebeater, sleep still hovering around his eyes.”
“An unambiguously Hispanic late 20s dude in a wifebeater types on the keyboard of a white iMac, headphones on.”
“They just disappeared off the shelves, I never even got my wifebeater wearin 'Logan!”
“But last year he founded his own rockabilly group Bad Lupo Grande and his two genres have seeped together in the wash like red socks and a wifebeater vest to make Hot As Hell – the world's first rockabilly/techno crossover hit.”
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