miniskirt

[ min-ee-skurt ]
/ ˈmɪn iˌskɜrt /
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noun

a very short skirt or skirt part, as of a coat or dress, ending several inches above the knee.

Origin of miniskirt

First recorded in 1960–65; mini(ature) + skirt
Also called mini.

Related forms

min·i·skirt·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for miniskirt

miniskirt

/ (ˈmɪnɪˌskɜːt) /

noun

a very short skirt, originally in the 1960s one at least four inches above the kneeOften shortened to: mini

Derived Forms

miniskirted, adjective
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