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thong

noun [C] uk   /θɒŋ/ us    /θɑːŋ/

thong noun [C] (NARROW PIECE)

a narrow piece of especially leather used to fasten something or as part of a whip

thong noun [C] (UNDERWEAR)

a piece of underwear or the bottom part of a bikini with a very narrow part at the back that does not cover the bottom

thong noun [C] (SHOE)

US and Australian English ( UK flip-flop) a type of open shoe, often made of rubber, with a V-shaped strap that goes between the big toe and the toe next to it
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