Recent Examples of bikini from the Web
The girl at the store today said that 'girls like me' shouldn't wear a bikini.
Borodina, wearing just bikini bottoms, decides to stick her head out of the window of the backseat.
Controversial AfD posters dotting the country during the election campaign denounced Islam, advocated bikinis over burqas, and celebrated both pregnant white German women and alcohol-drinking white German women.
The pizza in question comes from Villa Italian Kitchen, the people who brought the world the real pizza bikini that no one wanted.
Rau, dressed in a white thong bikini, is instead the centerfold of that issue.
Trump had already commented on our looks many times during auditions, and wearing a bikini on the show would just open us up to further judgment about our physical appearance.
San Diego Blonde featured a cartoon of a curvy babe in a bikini top; Shake Your Money Maker Nut Brown Ale, an orange-haired woman who flaunts both bust and derriere.
The city of Everett has agreed to end its crackdown on bikini baristas — for now.
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In July 1946, a US Army–Navy task force detonated two thermonuclear bombs at Bikini, an atoll in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, and the event dominated news around the world. A French designer, Jacques Heim, used the occasion to introduce a skimpy two-piece bathing suit dubbed l’atome, “the atom.” Another designer, Louis Réard, followed it up with an even smaller suit for which he registered the name bikini. It was first modeled by dancer Micheline Bernardini at a Paris fashion show on July 5. There is no solid evidence for why he gave this name to the suit, but it has since become an international word.
Origin and Etymology of bikini
First Known Use: 1947See Words from the same year
Definition of Bikini
Bikinianplay \-nē-ən\ noun
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