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monokini

[ mon-uh-kee-nee ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈki ni /
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noun
a close-fitting one-piece bathing suit with cutouts that reveal large areas of skin.
a topless bathing suit designed in the 1960s with a high-waisted bottom and two thin straps going from the center of the chest outward in a V shape, and connecting in a halter behind the neck.
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Origin of monokini

First recorded in 1960–65; mono- + (bi)kini, as if bikini were formed from the prefix bi-1
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