Speedo

trademark
\ ˈspē-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce Speedo (audio) \

Definition of Speedo

 (Entry 1 of 2)

used for men's swimwear briefs

speedo

noun
\ ˈspē-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce speedo (audio) \
plural speedos

Definition of speedo (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly British

First Known Use of Speedo

Noun

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Speedo

Noun

by alteration

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“Speedo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Speedo. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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