having or consisting of two parts or pieces, especially two matching pieces of a clothing ensemble: a two-piece bathing suit.


Also two-piec·er. a two-piece garment.

Origin of two-piece

First recorded in 1905–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for two-piece

Contemporary Examples of two-piece

Historical Examples of two-piece

  • If you will just step in and see these skirts—or a two-piece suit if you will?

  • Especially is this the case in the two-piece or coat sleeve.

    Textiles and Clothing

    Kate Heintz Watson

  • Two-piece walls, devised in 1902, deserve a word of description.

  • Two-piece suits and bikinis were still a long way in the future.

    A World Apart

    Samuel Kimball Merwin

  • Jane had a pretty brown suit with beret to match while Sue wore a two-piece dress of heavy blue crepe.

British Dictionary definitions for two-piece



consisting of two separate parts, usually matching, as of a garment


such an outfit
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