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n. pl. max·is
Something, such as a maxi dress, that is of maximum size or length for its kind.
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(Clothing & Fashion)
a. (of a garment) reaching the ankle
b. (as noun): she wore a maxi.
c. (in combination): a maxidress.
(Sailing) a type of large racing yacht
[C20: shortened from maximum]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
n., pl. max•is.
a long skirt ending below the calf, usu. near the ankle.
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).
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|Noun||1.||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 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"
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maxi[ˈmæksi] N (= skirt) → maxifalda f, maxi f
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n (Tex) → Maxirock m → /-kleid nt → /-mantel m
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