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monokini

[mon-uh-kee-nee] /ˌmɒn əˈki ni/
noun
1.
a topless bikini.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; mono- + (bi)kini
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Word Origin and History for monokini
n.

1964, from mono- + bikini, on mistaken notion that the bi- element was the Greek prefix meaning "two."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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monokini

noun

A one-piece bathing suit that leaves the breasts bare

[1964+; fr bikini, interpreting bi-as ''two'' referring to the number of pieces]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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