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bikini

1

[ bih-kee-nee ]

noun

, plural bi·ki·nis.
  1. a very brief, close-fitting, two-piece bathing suit for women or girls.
  2. a very brief, close-fitting pair of bathing trunks for men or boys.
  3. Often bikinis. underwear briefs that are fitted low on the hip or below it.


Bikini

2

[ bih-kee-nee ]

noun

  1. an atoll in the N Pacific, in the Marshall Islands: atomic bomb tests 1946. 3 sq. mi. (8 sq. km).

Bikini

1

/ bɪˈkiːnɪ /

noun

  1. an atoll in the N Pacific; one of the Marshall Islands: site of a US atomic-bomb test in 1946


bikini

2

/ bɪˈkiːnɪ /

noun

  1. a woman's very brief two-piece swimming costume

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bikini1

1945–50; < French, apparently named after Bikini

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bikini1

C20: after Bikini atoll, from a comparison between the devastating effect of the atomic-bomb test and the effect caused by women wearing bikinis

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Example Sentences

Professional kiteboarder and surfer Sensi Graves is in the business of making bikinis for women who rip, and the Claire top is a prime example of her work.

Feed the same one a cropped photo of a woman, even a famous woman like US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and 53% of the time, it will autocomplete her wearing a low-cut top or bikini.

The researchers also found that the “undressing” algorithm is starting to be applied to videos, such as footage of bikini models walking down a runway.

Following the Bikini Atoll Marshall Islands test in 1946, Louis Réard, a former automobile engineer, debuted the bikini, named for the site of the tests conducted only a month earlier.

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Fox News countered that women-in-bikini stories make up less than 1% of its annual digital content.

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Fleshy breasts taunted him from low bikini tops, and fleshy thighs sloped from bikini bottoms.

The new bikini under Perfectly Fit does not appear to go higher than a large.

If you Google your name, a lot of headlines come up like “Jessica Alba Sizzles in Bikini” and stuff of that nature.

She says her posts have changed from flirty Maxim-style bikini shots to controlled images from the waist up.

The whole point of being a pageant queen is to trot around in your bikini to be ogled at while feigning sexual naiveté.

Following the pattern set by the Bikini tests, only a select score of press and radio representatives were admitted.

The first of these surveys was conducted near Eniwetok and Bikini.

Bikini in 1946 was the scene of the first peacetime tests of atomic weapons.

Teams of scientists examined Bikini annually from 1946 to 1950 and from 1954 to 1958.

Bikini Atoll, scientists believed, needed only clearing and cultivation to make it once again suitable for human habitation.

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