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  • n. Plural form of burqini.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • My point, such as it is: why must our first reaction to stuff like a Boing Boing post about burqinis be to judge or condemn?

    Boing Boing

  • Hey Jantzen, the only modest swimwear you'll ever find is the burqini and I'm almost certain burqinis did not exist in 1964.

    Nour Akkad: Mad Men Fashion Report: Who is Peggy Olson?

  • The film is unsubtle in its disapproval of women who wear the veil: the characters crack jokes about burqinis and Carrie -- in the film's lowest point -- openly mocks a local woman for eating French fries under her veil.

    Jayne Huckerby: Sex and the City 2's Wardrobe Malfunction

  • Sorry for the lack of html tags, but for photos of burqinis, they are here I'm thinking of something that would look more like 60's Alfred Shaheen cocktail dress sets.

    Taking a Lemonade Stand - A Dress A Day

  • In Australia, women in burqinis are routinely subjected to derogatory racist comments on the beach. - Comments

  • Pretty soon European women along the Mediterranean beachfronts will need to invest in burqinis -- i.e., hazmat suits for beachcombing subjects of Sharia.

    Jihad Monitor

  • They may even discard their burqinis and wear a real swimsuit.

    The Jawa Report

  • And this is no less oppressive than making women wear burqinis.

    Boing Boing

  • The rules about swimwear at public pools in Paris extend to banning anything that isn't form fitting including board shorts for guys - not just burqinis.

    Boing Boing

  • This isn't the first time burqinis have been discussed on Boing Boing, and you're not the first (or the tenth, or the twentieth) commenter to make your unremarkable and not terribly original comments.

    Boing Boing


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