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thongnoun [C]

uk   /θɒŋ/  us   /θɑːŋ/
(Definition of thong from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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thongnoun [C]

 us   /θɔŋ, θɑŋ/
a ​lightshoe, often made of ​rubber, consisting of a ​flatbottomattached to the ​foot by a ​narrowstrap that ​fits between the ​bigtoe and the ​toe next to it A thong is also a ​narrowstrip of ​material used to ​fasten something or ​worn for ​swimming or as ​underwear.
(Definition of thong from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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