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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 and also in the US by the pejorative nicknames wife-beater (sometimes just beater) and guinea tee or dago  ...

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 ...

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.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.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 ...

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 ...

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

Tank top style undershirts for men are called "wife-beaters" because they ... The original was an undershirt, and it was considered uncouth to wear it as a shirt.

www.apparelsearch.com/terms/w/wife_beater_shirt_term.html

About wife beater shirts and the history about this shirt classification.