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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! A: "What was that scream?" B: "It seems that Evelyn didn't know George was in a banana hammock before she walked into his hotel room." If you're wearing a banana hammock, I don't want to be seen with you, no way.
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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
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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