Meaning of bikini


Pronunciation: (bi-kē'nē), [key]
— pl. -nis.
  1. a very brief, close-fitting, two-piece bathing suit for women or girls.
  2. a very brief, close-fitting pair of bathing trunks for men or boys.
  3. Often,underwear briefs that are fitted low on the hip or below it.


Pronunciation: (bi-kē'nē), [key]
— n.
  1. an atoll in the N Pacific, in the Marshall Islands: atomic bomb tests 1946. 3 sq. mi. (8 sq. km).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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