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Synonyms for midriff

the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)

(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities

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The fashion is to wear low-cut trousers which hang below the midriff and show the thong at the back.
Bare midriffs are even finding a place in formal wear.
The typical stuff was midriffs, some sagging pants, so we wanted to know what the procedures are,'' trustee Al Beattie said.
Acres of flesh, sheer chiffon blouses, sexy bras bursting through jackets and bare midriffs flounced down the catwalks.
Even Aguilera - the teen icon who just a year ago made tweens across America want to bare their midriffs - has made headlines after switching to a more sophisticated look.
Antelope Valley Union High School District trustees passed a revised dress code that forbids exposed underwear or midriffs, allows only school hats (brims must be worn forward) and prohibits any body piercing that presents a safety issue or ``major distraction.
See-through or fish-net fabrics, halter tops, off-the-shoulder or low-cut tops, bare midriffs, and skirts or shorts shorter than mid-thigh are prohibited,'' the policy states.
We don't need to see young women baring their midriffs or young men with their underwear showing because their pants are below their rear end.
King explained that he would like to create some specific guidelines - including putting limits on skirt lengths and banning bare midriffs - because the current ones are too vague.
Apparently we are quickly losing interest in the ``dumb and baggy'' hip-hop style and will soon reject body piercings, tattoos and the exhibition of flabby midriffs.
Worshippers could arrive wearing baggy pants, bare midriffs and caps turned backward, the youth minister said.
And some guys just aren't going to get behind a movie about cheerleaders, no matter how witty its comedy, surprisingly solid its plotting and character work, and its copious exposure of teen-age midriffs.
Red leather two-piece ensembles that showed toned and taut midriffs and an occasional diamond belly-button ring were the hot tickets.
City officials will be on hand to supervise the event and students are urged not to wear midriffs, baggy pants or gang attire, as a dress code will be strictly enforced.