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swimsuit

[swim-soot]
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noun
  1. bathing suit.
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Origin of swimsuit

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


British Dictionary definitions for swimsuit

swimsuit

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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