tits and ass n.
1. a burlesque show, cheap sex-orientated entertainment which features strippers etc.
|[||What’s In It For Me? 235: They got a collection of tits and asses and every night [...] they come out and shake them around].|
|Flesh Peddlers (1964) 250: I’ve gotten two French shows and a London Revue, all titties and cans in tab form, set for next season.|
|Essential Lenny Bruce 237: Tits and ass, that’s what the attraction is.|
|Dict. of Invective (1991) 388: Since added to with such common phrases as [...] tits and ass, a display thereof, as in a magazine or show (British: tits and bum).|
|(con. 1964-65) Sex and Thugs and Rock ’n’ Roll 8: It’s tits and arse that parted them from their hard-earned cash and kept them drooling.|
|My Lives 273: A bit of bump and grind, tits and ass, a heart-stopping curtain line – these were the elements of a hit.|
2. any softcore pornography.
|Punch CCLXXVIII 422/1: Actually it doesn’t only sell soft porn because among all the tits and arse is a guide to the Peak District.|
|Alice in La-La Land (1999) 64: So never mind rugs [...] Let’s talk about tits and ass.|
|Porno 450: We need tits and arse because they have got to be available to us; to be pawed, fucked, wanked over.|
|Crossover Fiction 225: Booksellers find it hard placing my books because they don’t necessarily want the tits and arse next to the Three Little Pigs.|
|The Force [ebook] Cops [...] read the Daily News and the Post, mostly for the sports news or the T&A on Page Six.|
3. sex appeal; women viewed as nothing more than sex objects.
|(con. 1949) True Confessions (1979) 250: Tits and ass were the missing link, that was simple. He wondered how many little boys were beating their meat into the Express.|
|Spare Rib XXX 4: We’ve been angry with him and he’s whimpered that yes he is pathetic and he does think of women as tits and arse.|
|Llama Parlour 41: They only hired me for T and A.|
|Indep. Rev. 13 Aug. 10: When it comes to tits and ass, which is pretty much all women are in this film, no one can spot the ‘real’ thing.|
|Observer Travel 3 Oct. 10: A news spoof, lampooning Italian TV’s obsession with tits and bums.|
|Tattoo of a Naked Lady 181: More T-n-A than even stretch-polyester could contain.|
|Pound for Pound 61: Women [...] offered to barter tits and ass and blow jobs.|
|Good Girl Stripped Bare 78: Nine News stays at Number One for twenty-five years because of Sorell’s winning formula: T&A over A&A [i.e. AIDS and Aborigines,presumed too depressing].|