Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
mid-14c., from ware (n.) + house. Cf. Dutch warenhuis, German warenhaus. Meaning "large impersonal institution" is American English colloquial, first attested 1970.
1799, from warehouse (n.). In the colloquial sense from 1972. Related: Warehoused; warehousing.
An embarrassing display of a body part when clothing droops, falls, or is torn •Euphemistic: Janet Jackson's infamous wardrobe malfunction (2004+)