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bikini

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noun bi·ki·ni \bə-ˈkē-nē\

Simple Definition of bikini

  • : a piece of clothing in two parts that a girl or woman wears for swimming or for lying in the sun and that does not cover much of the body

Full Definition of bikini

  1. 1 a :  a woman's scanty two-piece bathing suit b :  a man's brief swimsuit

  2. 2 :  a man's or woman's low-cut briefs

bi·ki·niedplay also bi·ki·ni'd \-nēd\ adjective

Origin of bikini

French, from Bikini, atoll of the Marshall Islands


First Known Use: 1947


Bikini

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geographical name Bi·ki·ni \bi-ˈkē-nē\

Definition of Bikini

  1. island (atoll) W Pacific in Marshall Islands

Bi·ki·ni·an play \-nē-ən\ noun



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