bathing beauty

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bathing beauty

(ˈbeɪðɪŋ)
n
an attractive girl in a swimming costume. Also called (old-fashioned): bathing belle

bath′ing beau`ty

(ˈbeɪ ðɪŋ)
n.
an attractive woman in a bathing suit, esp. an entrant in a beauty contest.
[1915–20]
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Bluebellgray Taransay bed linen, from PS65, at Asda BATHING BELLE THESE brightly coloured towels will certainly stimulate your senses first thing in the morning.
50 for four, George BATHING BELLE THESE brightly coloured towels will certainly stimulate your senses first thing in the morning.
Bluebellgray Taransay bed linen, from PS65, at Asda Bluebellgray Taransay bed linen, from PS65, at Asda BATHING BELLE THESE brightly coloured towels will certainly stimulate your senses first thing in the morning.
Bluebellgray Taransay bed linen, from PS65, at Asda BATHING BELLE BATHING BELLE THESE brightly coloured towels will certainly stimulate your senses first thing in the morning.
NEW BRIGHTON: Wallasey Cheshire Coast" is the original artwork by Desmond Barnes for a poster showing a glamorous bathing belle on the seafront.
Picking up the PS200 first prize is this bathing belle, Mali the Mermaid, on holiday in the Dominican Republic in May this year for her mum's wedding.
It depicts a glamorous bathing belle on the sea front at New Brighton with the pleasure ferry behind her and the distinctive Liverpool skyline in the distance, while Lot 69 is the youngest of the three, dating from 1952.
WATERBABE: Keira on set of new film; ROLE-UP: Bathing belle enjoys a cig; SITTING PRETTY: On diving board
6 DIANA DORS: After BB comes Britain's version, DD - and that was just her bra size I always thought she was more of an arm wrestler than a bathing belle.
There's a fine clarity, too, in Jan Farthing's study of lighthouse, sculpture and seagulls in Bathing Belle (oil).
THIS bathing belle is Isobelle Davies, originally from Rydal Street but now living in Rowan Garth Nursing Home, Anfield.
We stayed at flats in West Parade owned by a couple whose daughter used to enter the resort's bathing belle competitions.