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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 drinks reputed to arouse pugnacity: Rum, called "the golden wifebeater"; Stella Artois, sometimes called "Wife ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleeveless_shirt

A sleeveless shirt is a shirt manufactured without sleeves, or one whose sleeves have been cut ... by the pejorative nicknames wife-beater (sometimes just beater) and guinea tee or dago tee ("guinea" ... In the UK an A-shirt, especially when used as an undershirt, is known as a vest (compare the American usage of "vest") .

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

Apr 8, 2016 ... "It was so OK to beat your wife until so recently that today we have a kind of shirt named after it," comedian Louis C.K. exasperatedly said in his ...

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

A white sleaveles t-shirt also referred to as a muscle shirt or singlet. ... It is named wife beater after Marlon Brando's character, Stanley Kowalski, who wore one ...

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 ... well-meaning people find "wife beater" a socially acceptable name for a shirt? ... You can still buy the original style of white cotton tank top in any store with ...

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

May 13, 2005 ... And third — a white, thin t-shirt with no arms, resembling a tank top, which often ... First, we must address the origins of said “wife beater” shirts.

www.yahoo.com/news/why-still-calling-white-tank-123900793.html

Apr 8, 2016 ... "It was so OK to beat your wife until so recently that today we have a kind of shirt named after it," comedian Louis C.K. exasperatedly said in his ...

www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question103968.html

The term is slang for a sleeveless white T-shirt – the kind famously ... of wife beater also mention Stanley Kowalski (from A Streetcar Named ...

boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=490105

It makes me think of Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire, .... I would never wear a wife-beater under a white dress shirt, because you ...