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wardrobe malfunction Syllabification: ward·robe mal·func·tion

Definition of wardrobe malfunction in English:


informal, humorous
An instance of a person accidentally exposing an intimate part of their body as a result of an article of clothing slipping out of position.
Example sentences
  • In the wake of Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction," the FCC received 500,000 complaints.
  • Luckily, there were no wardrobe malfunctions to speak of.
  • A media incident crosses a new line - wardrobe malfunction, real-life copycat incident, desperate housewife.
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