An accidental or supposedly accidental failure of clothing to cover parts of the body intended to be covered.

Primarily used for referring to the exposure of breasts/areolae, but also acceptable for genitals, buttocks or underwear.
Her dress caught on the door knob and ripped. The resulting wardrobe malfunction was much to the delight of the guests. I bet she wished she had worn a bra and underwear under her dress.
by Frankie Frog November 20, 2004
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1.When a guy gets his penis caught in the fly zipper of his pants and has to be rushed to an emergency room in order to have his pants removed surgically.
Ben Stiller scene in the movie, “There is Something About Mary
by Dr. Sardonicus April 3, 2004
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Actually, a shortened version of WMD, slightly altered and presented as art. Wardrobe malfunction-noun: something that does not exist, in this case clothing that has been previously removed.
by Leo February 7, 2004
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An incident in the 1970s on the popular game show "The Price is Right" in which a contestant named Yolanda Bowersley is called to Contestants Row and her tube top falls off, revealing her breasts.
Yolanda Bowersly, come on down! You're the first four con--OH MY GOODNESS, Yolanda's TOP CAME OFF!!!

Janet Jackson wasn't the first to experience a wardrobe malfunction.
by 1_WTC_Lock August 31, 2004
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(n.) (i) The name given to the dominant gene responsible for a chav's unfortunate selection of apparel.

(ii) The almost inevitable outcome of trying to assemble flatpack furniture from such wonderful people as IKEA due to missing/wrong screws/instructions, etc.
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrggggggghhhhhhhhh!!!! I don't believe it! Not again! This happens every bloody time, etc., etc.
by el revez May 14, 2004
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It appears that this word was coined in the US to refer to Janet Jackson's breast falling out. The UK version would be when Judy Finnegan's breast fell out at the BAFTAS
Why did American people make such a fuss about Janet Jackson's accident? When Judy Finnegan had a wardrobe malfunction, the Brits were just mildly amused.
by moomin21 August 23, 2004
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When the hinges of the door of your garment storage device have rusted and it fails to open correctly.
I can't come in to work today, I have a wardrobe malfunction and can't get to my clothes. Honest.
by sp0rkius March 1, 2004
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