two-piece
I. adjective Date: circa 1880 forming a clothing ensemble with matching top and bottom parts II. noun Date: 1942 a garment (as a bathing suit) that is two-piece

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  • two-piece — two pieces also two piece 1) ADJ: ADJ n You can use two piece to describe something, especially a set of clothing, that is in two parts. She was wearing a simple light grey two piece suit. ...a two piece bathing suit. ...a two piece telescopic… …   English dictionary

  • two-piece — two ,piece noun count OLD FASHIONED a set of clothes consisting of two matching parts, one for the top part of your body and one for the bottom part ╾ two ,piece adjective: a two piece suit …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • two-piece — two′ piece′ adj. 1) having or consisting of two parts or pieces, esp. two matching pieces of a clothing ensemble 2) clo Also, two′ piec′er. a two piece garment • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • two-piece — [to͞o′pēs′] adj. consisting of two separate parts [a two piece bathing suit] …   English World dictionary

  • two-piece — adj [only before noun] a two piece suit consists of a matching ↑jacket and trousers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • two-piece — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ consisting of two matching items …   English terms dictionary

  • two-piece — I UK / US noun [countable] Word forms two piece : singular two piece plural two pieces old fashioned a set of women s clothes consisting of two matching parts, one for the top part of the body and one for the bottom part II UK / US adjective… …   English dictionary

  • two-piece — I noun 1. a woman s very brief bathing suit • Syn: ↑bikini • Hypernyms: ↑swimsuit, ↑swimwear, ↑bathing suit, ↑swimming costume, ↑bathing costume …   Useful english dictionary

  • two-piece — /tooh pees /, adj. 1. having or consisting of two parts or pieces, esp. two matching pieces of a clothing ensemble: a two piece bathing suit. n. 2. Also, two piecer. a two piece garment. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • two-piece — adjective consisting of two matching items. noun a two piece suit …   English new terms dictionary

  • two-piece — /ˈtu pis/ (say tooh pees) adjective 1. consisting of two pieces, usually matching, as an outfit of clothing. –noun 2. a two piece outfit …   Australian English dictionary

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