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mankini Line breaks: man|kini
Pronunciation: /maŋˈkiːni/

Definition of mankini in English:

noun (plural mankinis)

A brief one-piece bathing garment for men, with a T-back: he wandered down the beach in his mankini, to the amazement of onlookers
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with mankini

Athene, bambini, beanie, Bellini, Bernini, bikini, Boccherini, Borromini, capellini, catenae, Cellini, Cherubini, Cyrene, Fellini, fettuccine, genie, greeny, grissini, Heaney, Houdini, Jeanie, linguine, martini, Mazzini, meanie, Mussolini, Mycenae, Paganini, Panini, porcini, Puccini, queenie, rapini, Rossellini, Rossini, Santoríni, Selene, spaghettini, Sweeney, teeny, teeny-weeny, tortellini, Toscanini, Trini, tweeny, wahine, weeny, zucchini
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