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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wife-beater

Wife-beater, wifebeater, and wife beater may refer to: a type of sleeveless shirt; a person who abuses their wife (domestic violence); Nickname for alcoholic ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleeveless_shirt

A sleeveless shirt is a shirt manufactured without sleeves, or one whose sleeves have been cut ... it is commonly known as a tank top or by its pejorative nicknames, wife-beater (sometimes just beater) and guinea tee or dago tee (" guinea" ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=wife%20beater

Men's close fitting, ribbed, sleeveless white cotton undershirt most commonly used before T-shirts came into vogue as undergarments. It is named wife beater ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=wife-beater%20shirt

May 23, 2014 ... The term is slang for a sleeveless white T-shirt – the kind famously worn by Sylvester ... "Check out that due in the dingy wife-beater shirt.".

www.pauldavidson.net/2005/05/13/words-for-your-enjoyment-wife-beaters

May 13, 2005 ... First, we must address the origins of said “wife beater” shirts. Whether or not you know it, the history of the “wife beater” goes back to the Middle ...

mic.com/articles/139771/why-are-we-still-calling-white-tank-tops-wife-beaters

Apr 8, 2016 ... What do you call a certain kind of a white sleeveless shirt? ... The first use of "wife beater" was seen in the New York Times, for example, ...

www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question103968.html

The term is slang for a sleeveless white T-shirt – the kind famously worn by Sylvester Stallone in Rocky and Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named ...

en.wiktionary.org/wiki/wifebeater

wifebeater (plural wifebeaters). One who (usually as a repeated practice) beats his wife, or a husband prone to violence. A kind of sleeveless shirt, often but not ...

boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/archive/index.php/t-490105.html

The general response seemed to be that the wifebeater (or "A-shirt") offered slightly more warmth than not wearing an undershirt, but didn't ...

www.quora.com/Why-are-tank-top-undershirts-called-wife-beaters

Tank top style undershirts for men are called "wife-beaters" because they appear in a lot of ... lower-class or working-class men abuse women. Sleeveless shirt.