maxiskirt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

maxi- +‎ skirt

Noun[edit]

maxiskirt (plural maxiskirts)

  1. A skirt whose hemline descends to the ankles.
    • 2009 September 6, Kim Severson, “The Fickle Palate”, in New York Times[1]:
      The mere mention of baked brie cheese with sliced green apples, for example, conjures both exhilaration for a time when the melty treasure seemed the height of sophistication and the embarrassment of serving what, in retrospect, seems like the maxiskirt of the table.

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