noun (plural bikinis)
A two-piece swimming costume for women: Karen put on a yellow sun dress over her bikini [as modifier]: a bikini top
More example sentences
- It may be winter outside, but Marks & Spencer is hotting up with fantastic bikinis, swimsuits, tankinis and dresses to flatter all.
- A lot of hardy Scots braved what were chilly conditions and sported swimming costumes and even bikinis.
- Some of the great sparkling looks came in tiny swimsuits or two-piece bikinis studded with silver nail heads including crocheted white suits.
1940s: named after Bikini, where an atom bomb was exploded in 1946 (because of the supposed 'explosive' effect created by the garment).