boob tube

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boob tube ‎(plural boob tubes)

  1. (US, informal) television
  2. (Britain, informal) A type of woman's upper body garment consisting of a taut band of cloth around the breasts and back.
    • 2015, Oscar Phoenix, This Hostage to Fortune:
      At the same time, Tara puts her arms into her boob tube.

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The word used as a synonym for television was heard as early as 1965 on an episode of The Munsters. It was probably being used before that time.

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