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Definitions for miniskirt
ˈmɪn iˌskɜrtminiskirt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. miniskirt, mininoun

    a very short skirt

Wiktionary

  1. miniskirtnoun

    A short skirt with the hemline well above the knee.

Wikipedia

  1. Miniskirt

    A miniskirt (sometimes hyphenated as mini-skirt, separated as mini skirt, or sometimes shortened to simply mini) is a skirt with its hemline well above the knees, generally at mid-thigh level, normally no longer than 10 cm (4 in) below the buttocks; and a dress with such a hemline is called a minidress or a miniskirt dress. A micro-miniskirt or microskirt is a miniskirt with its hemline at the upper thigh, at or just below crotch or underwear level. Short skirts have existed for a long time before they made it into mainstream fashion, though they were generally not called "mini" until they became a fashion trend in the 1960s. Instances of clothing resembling miniskirts have been identified by archaeologists and historians as far back as c. 1390–1370 BC. In the early 20th century, the dancer Josephine Baker's banana skirt that she wore for her mid-1920s performances in the Folies Bergère was subsequently likened to a miniskirt. Extremely short skirts became a staple of 20th-century science fiction, particularly in 1940s pulp artwork, such as that by Earle K. Bergey, who depicted futuristic women in a "stereotyped combination" of metallic miniskirt, bra and boots. Hemlines were just above the knee in 1961, and gradually climbed upward over the next few years. By 1966, some designs had the hem at the upper thigh. Stockings with suspenders (garters) were not considered practical with miniskirts and were replaced with coloured tights. The popular acceptance of miniskirts peaked in the "Swinging London" of the 1960s, and has continued to be commonplace, particularly among younger women and teenage girls. Before that time, short skirts were only seen in sport and dance clothing, such as skirts worn by female tennis players, figure skaters, cheerleaders, and dancers. Several designers have been credited with the invention of the 1960s miniskirt, most significantly the London-based designer Mary Quant and the Parisian André Courrèges.

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  1. miniskirt

    A miniskirt is a skirt with a hemline that is significantly above the knees, usually at mid-thigh level or shorter. It was a fashion staple of the 1960s and has since become a symbol of female liberation and freedom. The length of the garment may vary, as it can be slightly above the knee or may barely cover the buttocks.

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  1. Miniskirt

    A miniskirt is a skirt with a hemline well above the knees, generally halfway up the thighs – normally no longer than 10 cm below the buttocks; and a minidress is a dress with such a hemline. A micro-miniskirt or microskirt is a miniskirt with its hemline at the upper thigh, at or just below crotch level; and short shorts--often better known as hot pants and "Daisy Dukes"--are women's shorts with leg hemlines at the upper thigh. The popularity of miniskirts peaked in the "Swinging London" of the 1960s, but its popularity is since still commonplace among many women, mostly teenagers, preteens, and young adults. Before that time, short skirts were only seen in sport clothing, such as skirts worn by female tennis players, figure skaters, and cheerleaders.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of miniskirt in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of miniskirt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of miniskirt in a Sentence

  1. Hulya Gulbahar:

    In a majority of Turkey's female abuse cases, the perpetrators receive mitigations in their sentences due to court's detection of consent granted by the victim, in some cases, wearing a miniskirt or some cleavage got the woman's rapist mitigation in his punishment, while in some cases the consent was attached to her wearing red.

  2. Sarah McDonald:

    One my favorite things to do if it’s still hot, but you’re so ready to get into fall attire is to mix and match your spring/summer pieces with your fall/winter, so, one thing I love to do is maybe a miniskirt or fun paper bag shorts, but then pairing it with one of your fall jackets.

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