or Bur·qi·ni

[ boor-kee-nee, bur‐ ]

  1. (often lowercase) a brand name for a type of bathing suit covering the torso, limbs, and head, worn by women or girls who want to keep their bodies completely covered, especially for religious reasons.

Origin of Burkini

2004; blend of burka and bikini; coined by its inventor, Lebanese-born Australian Aheda Zanetti, born 1967

Words Nearby Burkini

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