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Noun: thong  thóng
  1. Leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
    - lash
  2. Underpants resembling a G-string; worn by women especially under very tight pants
    "she wore thongs in her quest for the callipygian ideal"
  3. A thin strip of leather; often used to lash things together
  4. 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
    - G-string
  5. [N. Amer, Austral] A backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
    - flip-flop, jandal [NZ]

Derived forms: thongs

Type of: chuddies [UK, dialect], leather strip, pants [Brit], sandal, underdacks [Austral], underdaks [Austral], underpants, undershorts [N. Amer], woman's clothing

Part of: whip

Encyclopedia: Thong, Kent