maxi


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max·i

 (măk′sē)
n. pl. max·is
Something, such as a maxi dress, that is of maximum size or length for its kind.

[From maximum.]

maxi

(ˈmæksɪ)
adj
(Clothing & Fashion)
a. (of a garment) reaching the ankle
b. (as noun): she wore a maxi.
c. (in combination): a maxidress.
n
(Sailing) a type of large racing yacht
[C20: shortened from maximum]

max•i

(ˈmæk si)

n., pl. max•is.
a long skirt ending below the calf, usu. near the ankle.
[1965–70]

maxi-

a combining form with the meanings “very large in comparison with others of its kind” (maxi-budget); “of great scope or intensity” (maxi-devaluation; maxi-service).
[shortening of maximal or maximum, by analogy with mini-]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maxi - a long skirt ending below the calf
skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
Adj.1.maxi - used of women's clothing having a hemline at the anklemaxi - used of women's clothing having a hemline at the ankle; "wanted a maxi-length coat"; "a maxidress"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
midi - used of women's clothing having a hemline at mid-calf; "midiskirts"; "wore her dresses midi length"
mini - used of women's clothing; very short with hemline above the knee; "a mini dress"; "miniskirts"
Translations
maksi

maxi

[ˈmæksi] N (= skirt) → maxifalda f, maxi f

maxi

n (Tex) → Maxirock m/-kleid nt/-mantel m
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