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mankini

[ man-kee-nee ]
/ mænˈki ni /
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noun
a man’s one-piece bathing suit cut in a deep V-shape, covering the crotch and extending up to form shoulder straps.
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Origin of mankini

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How to use mankini in a sentence

  • In 2008, Alexander McQueen gave the “trend” some credibility by putting a beige and black mankini on his runway.

    Summer of the Mankini|Claire Howorth|August 30, 2010|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for mankini

mankini
/ (ˌmæŋˈkiːnɪ) /

noun
a man's swimming costume consisting of a narrow V-shaped piece of material extending from the crotch to the shoulders

Word Origin for mankini

C21: from man + (bi) kini
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