bathing beauty
noun Date: 1920 a woman in a bathing suit who is a contestant in a beauty contest

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  • bathing beauty — /bay dhing/ an attractive woman in a bathing suit, esp. an entrant in a beauty contest. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • bathing beauty — woman wearing a bathing suit who is a contestant in a beauty contest …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bathing beauty — bath′ing beau ty [[t]ˈbeɪ ðɪŋ[/t]] n. an attractive woman in a bathing suit, esp. an entrant in a beauty contest • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

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