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Definition of boob tube in English:

noun

informal
1British A woman’s tight-fitting strapless top made of stretchy material.
Example sentences
  • Other highlights included boob tubes, straight dresses worn over trousers, maxi coats and cropped bodywarmers with furry trims.
  • She emerged triumphantly with a red boob tube and black skirt.
  • She was dressed in a black boob tube with a black, glittery, lace poncho over the top.
2 (usually the boob tube) North American Television or a television set: librarians are scrambling for ways to compete with the boob tube
More example sentences
  • What we have here, are two classic installments of Mystery Science Theater 3000, the greatest television program in the brief history of the boob tube.
  • And now she is about to make the jump from the radio to the boob tube, courtesy of a show this fall from Paramount Television.
  • Spending time on the Internet may well be an academic's version of watching too much of the boob tube, and I'm going to limit myself to one hour a day.

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