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wardrobe malfunction

noun
1.
(US, informal) an embarrassing situation caused by the clothes a person is wearing
Word Origin
C21
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Contemporary definitions for wardrobe malfunction
noun

a euphemistic term for an embarrassing display of a body part when clothing droops, falls, or is torn

Word Origin

2004

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wardrobe malfunction

noun phrase

An embarrassing display of a body part when clothing droops, falls, or is torn •Euphemistic: Janet Jackson's infamous wardrobe malfunction (2004+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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