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[as modifier] Denoting an article of clothing, typically a singlet, swimsuit, or bra, in which the shoulder straps are joined between the shoulder blades:‘a racerback tee’
- ‘Larger breasted women usually prefer racerbacks or T-backs because they offer more support.’
- ‘Some dancers make their own alterations to make their leotard more appealing - cut the back, pinch the neckline, turn tanks into racerbacks, and even use dye to get the perfect color.’
- ‘Also, consider racerback tops with a high Lycra content, as they are the most comfortable and supportive for larger bust sizes.’
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