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1informal A decorative covering for the nipple worn by a stripper.
- ‘She opened the next box, and it contained two bras, a pair of stockings that had a garter belt built in and pasties.’
- ‘A few more seconds and she's down to high heels, stockings and underwear, only black sparkling pasties covering her nipples.’
- ‘Stripping in the new burlesque goes only as far as pasties and G-strings, not so much in the interests of taste as in the interests of irony.’
- ‘Karen covered herself in oil and wore heart-shaped pasties on her breasts.’
- ‘A spangly thong and some pasties and they're all eyes.’
- ‘Fortunately, true to the title, he does go to hell, where he's assaulted by demons, propositioned by demonettes in pasties and g-strings, and stripped to his overample but still fetching flesh.’
- ‘Thus a blonde stripper with pasties in Act II became the petite, birdlike creature in white in this section.’
- ‘Carefully placed fans, well manoeuvred balloons, tassels, pasties and body stockings ensured that the audience seldom saw what they thought they did.’
- ‘Xena pulled out from Argo's pack a racy little number, a black leather thong and pasties festooned with tiny pompoms.’
- ‘I offer a few costumes and a few sets of pasties, but I'm encouraging people to bring their own gear and music, if they can.’
- ‘While most burlesque shows lean heavily on cabaret music, the climax of a proper cabaret is not necessarily a topless chanteuse twirling her pasties.’
- ‘These lightweight pasties are so much less cumbersome than a stick-on bra - you won't even notice you are wearing them.’
- ‘Third, the law at issue in Pap's required female erotic dancers at least to obscure their nipples with pasties.’
- ‘Well, the pasties are still there - and perhaps a thong… and a sock.’
- ‘I have also worn a pleather ‘dominatrix’ outfit to educate about the cruelty in leather and protested the circus as a tiger in a cage wearing orange body paint, pasties, and underwear.’
- ‘First, invest in a hot-glue gun: It's an essential tool for crafting pasties and affixing feathers to headdresses.’
- ‘The burlesque girls even wore little umbilicus protectors, as well as nipple pasties and G-strings.’
- ‘The Anatomy of Burlesque, for example, examines the politics of pasties and other forms of stripped down entertainment.’
- ‘With little pasties, and they're covered up, you know.’
- ‘A photo on October 21 pictured a blonde reclining in a bathtub, apparently nude, covered only by apples, her nipples concealed by pasties bearing the name of an apple-flavored soft drink.’
2variant spelling of pasty
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