sunsuit

[ suhn-soot ]
/ ˈsʌnˌsut /

noun

any of various brief garments or outfits worn by women and children for leisure or play in warm weather, as shorts and a halter.

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Origin of sunsuit

First recorded in 1925–30; sun + suit
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Example sentences from the Web for sunsuit

  • Telzey snapped the tiny library shut, fastened it to the belt of her sunsuit and went over to the open window.

    Novice|James H. Schmitz

British Dictionary definitions for sunsuit

sunsuit
/ (ˈsʌnˌsuːt, -ˌsjuːt) /

noun

a child's outfit consisting of a brief top and shorts or a short skirt
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