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addaword.gifdefinition of burqini

noun
(also burkini)
a swimsuit which covers the whole body, worn by Muslim women. It is a blend of 'burqa' and 'bikini'.
The "burkini" covers the arms to the wrists and the legs to the ankle and has a hood to cover neck and hair.
Submitted on 12/08/2009 23:01:00
Definition of burqini from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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