swimsuit
noun Date: 1926 a suit for swimming or bathing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • swimsuit — 1934, from SWIM (Cf. swim) + SUIT (Cf. suit) …   Etymology dictionary

  • swimsuit — [n] bathing suit bathing costume, beach costume, beachwear, bikini, jams, maillot, one piece, swimwear, thong, trunks, two piece; concept 451 …   New thesaurus

  • swimsuit — ► NOUN ▪ a woman s one piece swimming costume …   English terms dictionary

  • swimsuit — [swim′so͞ot΄] n. a garment worn for swimming …   English World dictionary

  • Swimsuit — A swimsuit, bathing suit, or swimming costume is an item of clothing designed to be worn by men, women or children while they are engaging in a water based activity or water sports, such as swimming, water polo, diving, surfing, water skiing, or… …   Wikipedia

  • swimsuit — /swim sooht /, n. See bathing suit. [1925 30; SWIM + SUIT] * * * ▪ garment also called  Bathing Suit,         garment designed for wearing while swimming. Sea bathing became popular in the mid 19th century when railroads first made it possible… …   Universalium

  • swimsuit — UK [ˈswɪmˌsuːt] / US [ˈswɪmˌsut] noun [countable] Word forms swimsuit : singular swimsuit plural swimsuits a piece of clothing worn for swimming, especially by women …   English dictionary

  • swimsuit — noun A tight fitting garment worn for swimming. Trisha refused to go swimming with her brother until he helped her find her favorite swimsuit. Syn: bathers, budgie smugglers, cossie, dick stickers, dick togs, dps, grape smugglers, sluggos,… …   Wiktionary

  • swimsuit — [[t]swɪ̱msuːt[/t]] swimsuits N COUNT A swimsuit is a piece of clothing that is worn for swimming, especially by women and girls. Syn: bathing suit …   English dictionary

  • swimsuit — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. swim shorts, swimming trunks, bathing suit, *jams, bikini, two piece, T back, swimwear …   English dictionary for students

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