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θɔŋ, θɒŋthong

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lash, thongnoun

    leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip

  2. thongnoun

    underpants resembling a G-string; worn by women especially under very tight pants

    "she wore thongs in her quest for the callipygian ideal"

  3. thongnoun

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

  4. G-string, thongnoun

    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

  5. flip-flop, thongnoun

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


  1. thongnoun

    A strip of leather.

    Etymology: Akin to Old Norse þvengr.

  2. thongnoun

    An item of footwear, usually of rubber, secured by two straps mounted between the big toe and its neighbour.

    Etymology: Akin to Old Norse þvengr.

  3. thongnoun

    An undergarment or swimwear consisting of very narrow strips designed to cover just the genitals and nothing more.

    Etymology: Akin to Old Norse þvengr.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thongnoun

    a strap of leather; especially, one used for fastening anything


  1. Thong

    The thong is a garment generally worn as either underwear or as a swimsuit in many industrialized societies around the world. It may also be worn for traditional ceremonies or competitions such as sumo wrestling. Viewed from the front, the thong typically resembles a bikini bottom, but at the back the material is reduced to a minimum. Thongs are almost always designed to cover the genitals, pubic hair, anus, and perineum, and leave part or most of the buttocks uncovered. The back of the garment typically consists of a thin waistband and a thin strip of material, designed to be worn between the buttocks, that connects the middle of the waistband with the bottom front of the garment. It is also used as a descriptive term in other types of garment, such as a bodysuit, bodystocking, leotard or onepiece swimsuit in the context, "thong backed." One type of thong is the G-string, the back of which consists only of a string. The two terms G-string and thong are often used interchangeably; however, they can refer to distinct pieces of clothing. Thongs come in a variety of styles depending on the thickness, material, or type of the rear portion of fabric and are available for both men and women throughout most of the world.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thong

    thong, n. a piece or strap of leather to fasten anything. [A.S. thwang.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thong in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thong in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of thong in a Sentence

  1. Kasetsart University:

    King Maha Vajiralongkorn kindly wished that Khun Thong Daeng's lineage be extended so that the people may remember late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Khun Thong Daeng.

  2. Old School:

    Frank Well, uh I guess I, deep down, am feeling a little confused. I mean, suddenly, you get married, and you're supposed to be this entirely different guy. I don't feel different. I mean, take yesterday for example. We were out at the Olive Garden for dinner, which was lovely. And uh, I happen to look over at a certain point during the meal and see a waitress taking an order, and I found myself wondering what color her underpants might be. Her panties. Uh, odds are they are probably basic white, cotton, underpants. But I sort of think well maybe they're silk panties, maybe it's a thong. Maybe it's something really cool that I don't even know about. You know, and uh, and I started feeling... what what I thought we were in the trust tree in the nest, were we not

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