Definition of mankini in English:


Syllabification: man·ki·ni
Pronunciation: /manˈkēnē

noun (plural mankinis)

  • A brief one-piece swimsuit for men, with a T-back: he wandered down the beach in his mankini, to the amazement of onlookers
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    • England fans have been banned from wearing Borat's "mankini" to the national team's match with Kazakhstan at Wembley.
    • Carrey's mankini is just another American version of a funnier Brit thing.
    • Reminiscent of Borat's unforgettable lime-green mankini, Carrey's attention-seeking garment failed to impress style commentator Peter York.


early 21st century:: blend of man and bikini.

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