bikini /bɪˈkiːni/

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I. noun

a two-piece swimming costume for women.

Karen put on a yellow sun dress over her bikini.
[as modifier]
a bikini top.
– origin 1940s: named after Bikini, where an atom bomb was exploded in 1946 (because of the supposed ‘explosive’ effect created by the garment).

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