bathing suit

[ bey-thing ]
/ ˈbeɪ ðɪŋ /

noun

a garment worn for swimming.

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Also called swimsuit.

Origin of bathing suit

First recorded in 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for bathing suit

bathing suit
/ (ˈbeɪðɪŋ) /

noun

a garment worn for bathing, esp an old-fashioned one that covers much of the body
another name for swimming costume
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