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bandkini

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of bandeau and bikini.

NounEdit

bandkini (plural bandkinis)

  1. A swimsuit consisting of a generally strapless bandeau top and a bikini bottom.
    • 2001, Erin Becker, "Summer fashions hit area beaches", The Island Packet, 10 June 2001:
      "The bandkini is very popular," said Shawn Smith, owner of Tropic Trader on Hilton Head. "It has a band-style top with detachable straps and bikini bottoms."

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