pop tops


(of a can) having a top with a tab or ring that when pulled up or off exposes a precut hole or peels off the entire lid.
Also, pop top. a can having such a top: drinking beer from a pop-top.
the top itself.
the tab or ring fastener, especially when removed from such a can: a vest made entirely of pop-tops.
Also called pull-top, flip-top.

1965–70, Americanism

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