mini·​skirt | \ ˈmi-nē-ˌskərt How to pronounce miniskirt (audio) \

Definition of miniskirt

: a woman's short skirt with the hemline several inches above the knee

Other Words from miniskirt

miniskirted \ ˈmi-​nē-​ˌskər-​təd How to pronounce miniskirt (audio) \ adjective

Examples of miniskirt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With her hair long and loose down her back, she was shown eating a mango while wearing a red and orange, sequined bikini top and a tiny gold-lamé miniskirt, over which her belly prominently loomed. The New Yorker, 30 Apr. 2022 She’s a high school girl delighted with her first miniskirt and devastated by assassinations back in America. oregonlive, 5 Apr. 2022 Here are some of the best ways to wear a miniskirt in 2022. Olivia O'bryon, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2022 For a girls’ night out, Harlow opts for a head-to-toe Versace outfit featuring a micro miniskirt, chainmail top, and platform heels. Rachel Besser, Vogue, 10 Mar. 2022 Fox wore a black corset with Mugler's signature sheer paneling, a micro miniskirt, and sheer black back-seam stockings. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 10 Feb. 2022 Swiping to the second picture of the post reveals her entire outfit: a black miniskirt and transparent tights that match the sheer cutouts on her corset top. Addison Aloian, Allure, 10 Feb. 2022 Where some might see a step-by-step guide to crafting a bias-cut miniskirt, Goode saw her fantasies playing out before her. Brennan Kilbane, Allure, 10 Feb. 2022 This sense of casualness belies the effort that went in to sourcing Nina’s costumes, with Gibbon finding pieces such as the Alexander McQueen miniskirt that Nina wears later in the film in a vintage shop in Athens. Arushi Sinha, Vogue, 15 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of miniskirt

1962, in the meaning defined above

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14 May 2022

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“Miniskirt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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