bathing suit

[ bey-th ing ]
/ ˈbeɪ ðɪŋ /

noun

a garment worn for swimming.

Nearby words

  1. bathing,
  2. bathing beauty,
  3. bathing cap,
  4. bathing costume,
  5. bathing machine,
  6. bathing trunk nevus,
  7. bathing-machine,
  8. bathmat,
  9. bathmotropic,
  10. batho-

Origin of bathing suit

First recorded in 1870–75

Also called swimsuit.

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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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