camiknickers

[ kam-uh-nik-erz ]
/ ˈkæm əˌnɪk ərz /

noun (used with a plural verb)British.

a woman's one-piece fitted undergarment combining a camisole and knickers.

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Origin of camiknickers

First recorded in 1910–15; cami(sole) + knickers

Words nearby camiknickers

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British Dictionary definitions for camiknickers

camiknickers
/ (ˈkæmɪˌnɪkəz) /

pl n

women's knickers attached to a camisole topOften shortened to: camiknicks
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