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Camel toe

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Labia in tight pants and a camel's toes

Camel toe, or cameltoe, is slang for the outline of a woman's labia majora in tightly fitting clothes.[1][2][3] Owing to a combination of anatomical factors and the tightness of the fabric covering the area, the crotch and mons pubis may display a shape resembling the forefoot of a camel. Camel toe commonly occurs as a result of wearing tight-fitting clothes, such as leggings, shorts, hotpants or swimwear.[4]

The display of camel toes in public or in the media has caused controversy on a number of occasions.[5][6][7]

See also


  1. ^ "camel toe - Definition of camel toe in English by Oxford Dictionaries". Oxford Dictionaries - English.
  2. ^ Mansour, David (2005). From Abba to Zoom: A Pop Culture Encyclopedia of the Late 20th Century. ISBN 978-0-7407-5118-9.
  3. ^ Freeman, Hadley (27 November 2007). "Miaow! Today's pop princesses do love their catsuits". The Guardian. Retrieved 8 December 2007. ... let's just say the words 'crotch outline' and let that suffice.
  4. ^ Sanneh, Kelefah (23 May 2003). "Fashion Tip in Rap for Brooklyn Girls". The New York Times. Retrieved 3 December 2007. Cameltoe is slang for a fashion faux pas caused by women wearing snug pants; the term suggests a visual analogy.
  5. ^ Staff (18 November 2013) "K. Michelle Addresses Camel Toe Controversy" Houston Style Magazine
  6. ^ Jones, Ali (2017) "Camel toes in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds won’t make it to live servers, were an accident" PCGamesN
  7. ^ Morrish, Lydia (2015) "Chick-Chat: We Need To Stop Hating On The Camel Toe"Konbini Archived 25 November 2018 at the Wayback Machine

External links

  • Media related to Camel toe at Wikimedia Commons