bathing suit

[bey-th ing]
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Origin of bathing suit

First recorded in 1870–75
Also called swimsuit.
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Related Words for bathing suit

swimsuit, bikini, thong, maillot, one-piece, sunning, swimwear, two-piece

Examples from the Web for bathing suit

Contemporary Examples of bathing suit

  • Nothing is more ringard (tacky, or out of date) in 2009 than strolling around on the beach without a bathing-suit top.

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    The Boob Ban

    Eric Pape

    August 17, 2009

Historical Examples of bathing suit


British Dictionary definitions for bathing suit

bathing suit

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