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
References in classic literature ?
She took them in her little chemise, as she had no bathing suit, and afterwards her nurse dressed her in the cabin of a customs officer, which was used for that purpose by other bathers.
He found among his scanty belongings a bathing suit, and, wrapped in his overcoat, hurried down-stairs.
"The bathing suit will be a struggle, because we are not the slimmest bunch these days."
You'll need a pair of swimming trunks or a bathing suit, swimming goggles, running sneakers, and a road bike.
Healthy skin is the color you were born with or the color still hiding under your bathing suit. The cumulative effects of exposure to the damaging effects of the sun or the ultraviolet (UV) light in tanning salons include (along with your tan) wrinkling, sagging, liver spots, and, vanity aside, skin cancer.
Does being Hiphop mean that every woman you know has only a bathing suit and expensive underwear as her wardrobe?
1946: The bikini was officially invented by French engineer Louis Reard: 'It is a two-piece bathing suit that reveals everything about a girl except her mother's maiden name,' said the Americans about the bikini.
Realizing gaydar isn't foolproof, Jackie conducts such tests as shopping trips and bathing suit competitions, but these backfire as well.
Shot in the three pools used for the video, they show the artist clad in a bathing suit and outfitted with the microphone and camera.
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Although only 82 seconds long, it shows the half-naked imitator in the lime green one-piece bathing suit calmly walking down Grey Street, crossing at the lights and then back up past the Theatre Royal.