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1(of a woman or a woman's item of clothing) having or leaving the breasts uncovered.‘a topless dancer’‘a topless swimsuit’
- ‘She is topless and obviously not enjoying herself.’
- ‘It had murals that dated back to the late 50s depicting native chiefs and topless maidens.’
- ‘I squeaked as we took a step onto the porch just as a group of topless girls ran by.’
- ‘You see the topless girls and you think it's great, but the sand isn't too nice.’
- ‘Of the hundreds of windows that flash by, one contains a photo of a topless woman.’
- ‘On my way back I saw the cook watching a TV show in what I guess was his native language that had topless women.’
- ‘And frankly, all topless girls are welcome, but you obviously need a lot more attention than anybody else.’
- ‘Rows of tanned muscles, tight speedos, topless girls and G-strings adorned the towels.’
- ‘Will a dozen topless women beating on drums be enough to bring her back?’
- ‘Their place is R-rated outings with plenty of hard-hitting stuff and the occasional topless woman.’
- ‘The Communist Party countered by hiring topless women to hand out their campaign literature.’
- ‘The tipping of a topless waitress has little to do with the drink she has brought to the table.’
- ‘My shoelaces got shredded, a bottle of Fanta exploded over my hair, a topless woman almost fell on Rhi's head.’
- ‘His partner is some mustached American pretty boy who plays tennis with topless women.’
- ‘But the pub does not need any special licence to employ topless women to work behind the bar.’
- ‘Finally I got rid of them too and just have some topless ladies in thongs stand around by the pool all day long.’
- ‘On the wall of the bar we were drinking in tonight there was a picture from the 40s or 50s of a topless woman, wearing a ship on her head.’
- ‘He noticed that her arms were bare and the tank straps were so thin, for a second he had the ludicrous impression that she was topless.’
- ‘After some scenes of topless women and some meanderings by the annoying characters, the mayhem starts.’
- ‘Some are managed by gangsters and not run properly - they just like having topless girls around them.’
- 1.1 (of a place such as a bar or beach) where there are women wearing topless clothing.‘a topless beach’
- ‘The city, for all its topless bars, has had a troubled and often costly relationship with the First Amendment.’
- ‘In the past forty years, barmaids have been exposed to topless bars, and even to totally nude dancing in some pubs.’
- ‘She works nights as a waitress at a topless bar, but her commute is running her down.’
- ‘I'd say to the author of this piece, if he'll get rid of his Beatles hairdo, I'll go topless at the beach.’
- ‘South Beach is a topless beach, and there is an all nude beach a few miles up’
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