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swimwear

[ swim-wair ]
/ ˈswɪmˌwɛər /
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noun

clothing designed to be worn for swimming or at a beach.

RELATED WORDS

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

Nearby words

swimming pool, swimming pool conjunctivitis, swimming pool granuloma, swimmingly, swimsuit, swimwear, swinburne, swinburne, algernon charles, swindle, swindle sheet, swindled

Origin of swimwear

First recorded in 1930–35; swim + wear
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for swimwear

  • Plus-size fashion blogger Gabi Gregg designed a collection of swimwear for women sizes 10 through 24.

    Fatkinis: GabiFresh’s Plus-Size Bikini Line|Claire Stern|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
  • And that's what our swimwear is all about: having fun, looking amazing, and feeling great in your own skin whatever your size.

  • This time, conservative French lawmakers are pushing to declare the swimwear illegal.

    The Boob Ban|Eric Pape|August 17, 2009|DAILY BEAST