swimsuit

[swim-soot]

noun


Nearby words

  1. swimming hole,
  2. swimming pool,
  3. swimming pool conjunctivitis,
  4. swimming pool granuloma,
  5. swimmingly,
  6. swimwear,
  7. swinburne,
  8. swinburne, algernon charles,
  9. swindle,
  10. swindle sheet

Origin of swimsuit

First recorded in 1925–30; swim + suit

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British Dictionary definitions for swimsuit

swimsuit

noun

a woman's one-piece swimming garment that leaves the arms and legs bare
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Word Origin and History for swimsuit

swimsuit

n.

1934, from swim + suit (n.).

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