from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Something that is distinctively smaller than other members of its type or class.
  • n. A miniskirt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A miniskirt.
  • n. A minicomputer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. used of women's clothing; very short with hemline above the knee
  • n. a very short skirt


From mini-. Sense 2, short for miniskirt.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
The prefix mini- (from Latin) used as a noun. (Wiktionary)



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