A wifebeater is one of two things. Either a man who beats on his wife, or a tank top that guys typically wear.
it's called wife beater,
It is called the wife beater.
"Wife-Beater" is slang for a tank top men's undershirt. It's supposed to be...
Origin: based on the stereotype that physically abusive husbands wear that...
It seems some people call it an athletic tee.