- Leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
- A thin strip of leather; often used to lash things together
- Underpants resembling a G-string; worn by women especially under very tight pants; "she wore thongs in her quest for the callipygian ideal"
- A backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
- Minimal clothing worn by stripteasers; a narrow strip of fabric that covers the pubic area, passes between the thighs, and is supported by a waistband