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a banana hammock

slang A very skimpy male bikini. I can't believe Albert insists on wearing a banana hammock to the beach—how embarrassing!
See also: banana, hammock

banana hammock

n. a bikini for a male. (see also grape smugglers.) He was wearing a little yellow banana hammock that drew a lot of stares.
See also: banana, hammock
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I got with much difficulty out of my hammock, having first ventured to draw back the slip-board on the roof already mentioned, contrived on purpose to let in air, for want of which I found myself almost stifled.
Before I went to sleep, I gave him to understand that I had some valuable furniture in my box, too good to be lost: a fine hammock, a handsome field-bed, two chairs, a table, and a cabinet; that my closet was hung on all sides, or rather quilted, with silk and cotton; that if he would let one of the crew bring my closet into his cabin, I would open it there before him, and show him my goods.
Now he advanced his snake-like trunk toward the Swede, who shrank still deeper into his hammock.
Korak ran from the tent just in time to see the enraged elephant's trunk encircle the beast's victim, and then hammock, canopy and man were swung high over Tantor's head.
I thought for a moment I saw the monkey sitting on the hammock.
Peeping cautiously over the side of his hammock, he descried Mrs Quilp, to whom, after contemplating her for some time in silence, he communicated a violent start by suddenly yelling out--'Halloa
Mr Quilp delivered this last command in such a very energetic voice, and moreover accompanied it with such a sudden gesture, indicative of an intention to spring out of his hammock, and, night-capped as he was, bear his wife home again through the public streets, that she sped away like an arrow.
He slipped from the hammock and with deliberate slowness sauntered to the railing, where he yawned sleepily and looked down on them.
As soon as she was clear of her hammock, Gagool cast one evil grin upon us, and then, leaning on a stick, hobbled off towards the face of this wall.
is LOOKING AHEAD TO SUMMER Nothing conjures up balmy summer days more effectively than a hammock.
TRY relaxing in a woodland hammock, join a family art day or enjoy a session of mindfulness in the magnificent setting of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park at West Bretton.
com)-- Ridgeline Hammocks[TM], the maker of the new DoublePeak hammock today announced the launch of the world's first nylon hammock using a hybrid suspension system that incorporates a 3/4" tree strap with 3mm Dyneema[TM] rope suspension.
In fact, if you're capable of lying in a hammock or sitting in a chair, you'll be fine.
Stokes has extensive experience leading capital formation for high-growth companies, most recently as CFO of Hammock Pharmaceuticals and previously as a senior investment banker at Leerink Partners.
A Minnesota woman was left fighting for her life after a freak hammock accident that paralyzed her, (http://minnesota.