- verb to clean the teeth with dental floss
- noun abbreviated female underwear; a G-string or thong. The colloquial shortening of ‘dental floss’ was used by females from the late 1980s to refer to thongs (in the sense in underwear).
- verb (of a female) to behave ostentatiously and/or offensively, usually in public. The term was popularised by its use by singer Jennifer Lopez. By 2002 it was also heard in the UK.