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Wife-beater

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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 drinks reputed to arouse pugnacity: Rum,...

Why Are We Still Calling White Tank Tops "Wife-Beaters"? - Mic

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Apr 8, 2016 ... Even as they started popping up in almost every gangster movie, the ... why the fuck is there an actual tank top called a 'wifebeater' and who ...

What is the origin of the term "wife beater shirt"? - FunTrivia.com

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Mar 19, 2009 ... I think the TV show "COPS" had a lot do with the creation of this word. Every time they showed a guy getting arrested for beating his wife he was ...

Words For Your Enjoyment: Wife Beaters | Paul Davidson Dot Net

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May 13, 2005 ... ... undershirts are calledwife-beaters.” I mean, do people who wear them really beat their wives? Or are they just trying to show off a fake tan?”.

Why are tanks for men called "wife beaters" (male, clothes ...

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I never mentioned they were wearing "wife beaters". I said T-shirts without sleeves like the one you posted. Additionally, what do my previous ...

Urban Dictionary: white beater

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A white beater is a slang for wife beater, not the other way around. They first called them wife beaters refering to the stereotype that men who wo...

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Jul 10, 2012 ... R u sure, that wife beaters aren't white short sleave t shirts that are too ... it's called a wife beater because every time they arrested someone ...

What's the real name for what are known as "wife-beaters ...

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Yup, they were formally known as tank tops, but tank tops have ... According to an informal class survey, they're called wifebeaters here in ...

Why do some people call tank tops "wife-beaters?" - Democratic ...

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7. I thought only kapok trees were called wife-beaters ... who get arrested for beating their wives are often wearing tank tops, or, "wife beaters." ...

How do you feel about the word 'wife-beater' being used to refer to a ...

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Jun 2, 2016 ... Where I live it's either called a 'tank top' or 'wife-beater'. ... Its exactly the same kind of thing girls wear before they start with bras. And I don't ...

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Why are tank top undershirts called 'wife beaters?' - Quora

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Tank top style undershirts for men are called "wife-beaters" because they appear in a lot of American movies from the 30s and 40s in which uncouth (often ethnic ...

The history of the wife-beater (tank top) - Briefs & Beaters

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Jan 12, 2015 ... The tank top (also called a “wife-beater”, an “A shirt”, or a “guinea tee”) ... in battles and they were left with just their undergarment for protection.

Urban Dictionary: wife beater

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A men's sleeveless undershirt. I think the TV show "COPS" had a lot do with the creation of this word. Every time they showed a guy getting arrested for beating ...