string bikini


Definition of string bikini

: a scanty bikini with string-like straps

Examples of string bikini in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Billie Eilish wore a designer iteration, Tana Mongeau paired hers with a string bikini, and fashion influencers are leaning into trendy masks dripping in chains. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Ariana Grande’s Sunglasses and Face Mask Combo is a Summer 2020 MOOD," 3 Aug. 2020 Naturally, this makes the singletons -- who have spent their time up to this point prancing around in string bikinis (the gals) and showing off their six-pack torsos (the guys) -– gasp and gripe. oregonlive, "‘Too Hot to Handle’: A sexed-up dating show that’s accidentally perfect for our social distancing era," 16 Apr. 2020 The Itty-Bitty Triangle Bikini For those of us who want as little coverage as possible (and fewer tan lines), these teeny-tiny string bikinis come with a touch of early-aughts nostalgia. Vogue, "Shop the Season’s Best Swimsuits for Every Personality," 24 June 2019 Her crocheted garments — including open-weave vests, string bikinis, minidresses and capes — seemed to capture the freewheeling spirit of the neighborhood at the time. Azi Paybarah, New York Times, "Property Tax Overhaul: Winners and Losers," 3 Feb. 2020 The Friends alum spent her Sunday afternoon poolside, rocking a little black string bikini that showed off her lean physique. Claudia Harmata,, "Courteney Cox Shows Off Her Toned Bikini Body in Fun Pool Video," 22 July 2019 Last week, Lopez posted a shot of herself in a white string bikini that empowered women to post their own #JLoChallenge photos showing off their bodies after having children. Shannon Carlin,, "Jennifer Lopez Gets The Baller Props She Deserves From Her Ex, Ben Affleck," 24 Feb. 2020 There’s a perfect black string bikini and a series of sports bra–style tops, including one sugar pink ribbed number with a neat drawstring bottom. Monica Kim, Vogue, "This New Line of Cool Minimalist Swimsuits Was Made for Millennials," 1 Mar. 2018 The garments — including open-weave vests, string bikinis, minidresses and capes — seemed to capture the freewheeling spirit of the neighborhood and of the 1960s counterculture. Rachel Felder, New York Times, "Del Pitt Feldman, Who Made Crocheting Hip, Is Dead at 90," 31 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of string bikini

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“String bikini.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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