farmer's tan


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farmer's tan

A tan line or sunburn on the neck and lower arms that results from wearing a T-shirt during prolonged sun exposure and that is clearly demarcated from the pale skin of the chest and upper arms that remained covered. It was so warm that I only wore a T-shirt on the four-hour hike, but I had a pretty gnarly farmer's tan by the end of the day.
See also: tan
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I end up with a proper farmer's tan, skin peeling and all sorts.
But the pair did not anticipate how famous Stephen and his Irish farmer's tan would become in a matter of days.
Wearing scruffy tartan pants (matching the tartan painting), a sleeveless white shirt that barely covers his paunch and the edges of his farmer's tan, an abundant blond wig, and a rubber mask painted white around the nose and mouth, Mannis manipulates the same golden chain that he subsequently worked into The Law, repurposing the "erect nipple" baubles as potentially sadistic knuckle rings.
A farmer's tan is a small price to pay for avoiding another tragedy.
I remember when we did the fourth episode I was absolutely whacked, and the director at the end of it said, 'It's a good job that you're never going to do more than six of these for the following reasons: Either you're going to be dead or it's going to be hard to have one person on screen for an hour', and I kind of agreed with him," he says, the twinkle in his blue eyes set off by a farmer's tan.
3) My worst farmer's tan ever came after an hour and half walking up and down the length of ABOT (Al Basra Oil Terminal off the coast of Iraq).
If she only knew golfers are kings of the farmer's tan.
While I can understand the desire to avoid the proverbial farmer's tan, I'm pretty sure the Air Force is not paying us to work on our tans.
One young fisherdude with a farmer's tan and a cigarette in his mouth had a whole bucket of flopping fish and continued to pull them out of the spillway one after the other.