cossie

[koz-ee]
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noun Australian Informal.

a bathing suit; bathers.

Nearby words

  1. coss,
  2. cossack,
  3. cossack hat,
  4. cossacks,
  5. cosset,
  6. cost,
  7. cost accounting,
  8. cost center,
  9. cost centre,
  10. cost keeper

Origin of cossie

1915–20; (swimming) cos(tume) + -ie

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Examples from the Web for cossie

  • Australians have embraced the “great Aussie cossie” and made it a national treasure.

    Ban the Speedo!|Sean Macaulay|October 5, 2009|DAILY BEAST


British Dictionary definitions for cossie

cossie

noun

an informal name for a swimming costume
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