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butt floss

slang A thong, a type of underwear or bikini bottom with a strip of fabric that goes between the buttocks (likened to dental floss between two teeth). How do people wear butt floss like that at the beach? It's so embarrassing! I could never wear butt floss—it's too uncomfortable.
See also: butt, floss

butt thong

Another name for a thong, a type of underwear or bikini bottom with a strip of fabric that goes between the buttocks. How do people wear butt thongs like that at the beach? It's so embarrassing! I could never wear a butt thong—it's too uncomfortable.
See also: butt

the floss

A dance move involving swaying the hips from side to side while simultaneously moving the arms in the opposite direction and in front of and behind the hips. All my students are doing the floss now, and I still don't know how to do the Dougie.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

butt thong

and butt floss
n. a thong bathing costume. (Mildly objectionable.) You’re not going to wear that butt thong in public are you? My mother called my bathing suit “butt-floss!”
See also: butt

butt floss

verb
See also: butt, floss
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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