Definition of maxi
: a long skirt, dress, or coat
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A Brook Park man, 49, and a Cleveland woman, 42, were arrested at about 12:30 p.m. May 19 after they were caught stealing maxi pads, beef jerky, maple sausages and Pepto-Bismol from Giant Eagle, 14650 Snow.
At the more affordable end of the market, Spanish chain Mango is also promoting a Ramadan collection of tunics, kaftans and maxi dresses for the second year.
Speaking of bags: The designer went large, with maxi-totes looking new.
This included a seven issue maxi-series called The Atlantis Chronicles by Peter David and Esteban Maroto that was published in 1990 and, sadly, has never been released in trade.
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Origin and Etymology of maxi
First Known Use: 1967
Definition of maxi-
1 : extra long maxiskirt
2 : extra large maxi-problems
Origin and Etymology of maxi-
MAXI- Defined for Kids
Definition of maxi- for Students
: very long or large
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