Your Guide To Panty Terms

Not sure what a "tanga" is?
No problem - The Bod Squad® Experts have you covered. Our Pant-ology guide will help you figure out your Maidenform® panty style.


Bikini Panty
A bikini sits low on the hip and has a hi-cut leg to provide medium coverage.

Boyshort Panty
A boyshort sits low on the hip and has a straight cut leg for more coverage.

Full Coverage Brief
A full brief sits high on the waist, usually around or just under the belly button and offers complete coverage around the back and leg.


G-String Panty
This panty literally has string sides and back with no coverage which can eliminate panty lines under tight fitting garments.

Hi-Cut Brief
This panty sits high on the waist, has a full coverage back and flattering hi-leg styling.

Hipster Panty
A hipster sits low on the hip like a bikini, but offers slightly more coverage.


Tanga Panty
The tanga silhouette falls between a thong and bikini and provides minimal to moderate coverage.

Thong Panty
This panty has minimal rear coverage with wider sides than a G-string to help eliminate visible panty lines.