bathing suit

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bathing suit

n.
A swimsuit.

bathing suit

(ˈbeɪðɪŋ)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a garment worn for bathing, esp an old-fashioned one that covers much of the body
2. (Clothing & Fashion) another name for swimming costume

bath′ing suit`

(ˈbeɪ ðɪŋ)
n.
a garment worn for swimming. Also called swimsuit.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bathing suit - tight fitting garment worn for swimmingbathing suit - tight fitting garment worn for swimming
bikini, two-piece - a woman's very brief bathing suit
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
maillot, tank suit - a woman's one-piece bathing suit
bathing trunks, swimming trunks - swimsuit worn by men while swimming
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Interesting historical details are revealed throughout the narrative, such as the description of the neck to knee bathing costumes worn by both men and women, or Nipper considering leaving school and going to work full time at the age of 12.
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The bathing costumes were found not to present such a threat and what has been known here as the "burquini" issue is over for the time being.
The picture was taken in Nice on Tuesday after several French towns banned burkinis - the modest bathing costumes worn by some Muslim women.
In one, he writes, 'I'd like to see you in one of those new-fangled, two-piece bathing costumes - top and bottom.
Meanwhile, back in Liverpool the search was on for Liverpool's Personality Girl - the Miss Liverpool contest prized grooming, speech and deportment and required girls to dress in afternoon frocks rather than bathing costumes.
Bathing costumes don't get near my double-oh-sevens unless they're of the expansive, full coverage variety that could double as a tent for a family of four in an emergency situation.
And you never got lifeguards in red bathing costumes jogging along the beach on the East Coast in quite the same way as David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson.
There are a hardy minority of swimmers who swim in only their normal bathing costumes but for safety reasons beginners are advised to always wear a wetsuit.
I can remember we all had to wear patent leather indoor shoes, do gym in bathing costumes and go swimming in the nearby pool which was always freezing cold.
Swimmers are prohibited from wearing bathing costumes in public places.