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bathing suit

[bey-th ing]
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  1. a garment worn for swimming.
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Origin of bathing suit

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

  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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