string bikini

noun

Definition of string bikini 

: a scanty bikini with string-like straps

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King Edmonds, clad in a yellow string bikini, added the hashtag #36weekspregnantwithtwins. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, "Pregnant Meghan King Edmonds Shows Off 36-Week Twin Baby Bump in a Bikini," 30 May 2018 In the countdown to Memorial Day, many are reaching for their string bikinis and thong sandals then heading straight toward the nearest beach town. Maria Ward, Vogue, "Stuck in the City for Memorial Day? Sienna Miller Has Staycation Style Inspiration," 25 May 2018 This summer, ditch the string bikini and grab the season's trendiest swimsuit: the one-piece. Fox News, "Summer's sexiest swimsuit trend," 7 July 2018 Just yesterday Bella Hadid posed wearing the same style of hat wearing nothing else but a string bikini bottom. Colleen Kratofil, PEOPLE.com, "Danish Actress Emma Leth Weds in an Enormous $697 Designer Sun Hat and Underwear-Baring Dress," 7 June 2018 In a market saturated with solid-colored skimpy string bikinis, it can be heard to find a suit that fits, flatters, and covers, plus comes in a fun summery print. Megan Decker, Harper's BAZAAR, "Charlotte Olympia and Adriana Degreas Team Up For The Cutest Swimwear Collaboration," 4 June 2018 With its white stripes and (relatively) modest cut, Jenner’s Dior number offers a counterpoint to Kardashian’s string bikinis. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Kylie Jenner Takes a Swimwear Lesson from Kim’s Playbook," 2 May 2018 Whether that is a one-piece, a tankini, a high-waisted brief and bikini top, or a little string bikini, wear it. Hunter Mcgrady, Teen Vogue, "What It's Like to Shop for Plus-Size Swimwear, According to Hunter McGrady," 29 May 2018 After the 25-year-old entertainer was photographed in a string bikini while vacationing in Australia with her friends, bullies on social media attacked her for her curvier frame. Melody Chiu, PEOPLE.com, "Selena Gomez Responds to Bikini Body Shamers: 'I Chose to Take Care of Myself Because I Want To'," 20 Mar. 2018

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1974, in the meaning defined above

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