Daisy Dukes

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a woman wearing a bikini top and Daisy Dukes



From the apparel of Daisy Duke, a fictional character in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard.





Daisy Dukes pl (plural only)

  1. Very short denim shorts worn by women, ending at the upper thighs.
    • [2012, Tim Gunn, Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible, page 95:
      On the shorter side, short-shorts and hot pants are very on trend right now—denim ones are called Daisy Dukes, after the sex symbol on the TV show The Dukes of Hazzard—but you need to be a certain age and have a certain body type to pull them off.]
    • 2014, India Knight, In Your Prime: Older, Wiser, Happier[1], Penguin UK, →ISBN:
      Of course, there are lots of ways in which this happens anyway—you may have the gait of a sprightly gazelle or impala at sixty-eight, you may have the enviable figure of a teenager, you may be wearing Daisy Dukes (please don't be wearing Daisy Dukes).
    • 2017, S. C. Sherman, Lone Wolf Canyon[2], Post Hill Press, →ISBN:
      A middle-aged waitress wearing “Daisy Dukes” whisked by and gave Ham a wink, “Hon, you eatin' or drinkin'?”
    • 2021 July 22, Guy Trebay, “Suddenly It’s Bare Season”, in The New York Times[3], →ISSN:
      Bralettes, itty-bitty bandeaus and crocheted bikinis are everywhere. So, too, are Daisy Dukes cut high enough to expose buttocks curvature.

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