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swimsuit

[swim-soot] /ˈswɪmˌsut/
noun
Origin of swimsuit
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30; swim + suit
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  • We'd got dry, were feeling human, Illy here had shed his swimsuit, when we looked at the Maintainer.

    The Big Time Fritz Reuter Leiber
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swimsuit

/ˈswɪmˌsuːt; -ˌsjuːt/
noun
1.
a woman's one-piece swimming garment that leaves the arms and legs bare
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Word Origin and History for swimsuit
n.

1934, from swim + suit (n.).

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