bathing beauty

noun

Definition of bathing beauty

: a woman in a bathing suit who is a contestant in a beauty contest

Examples of bathing beauty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bathing beauty revue served as a post Labor Day festivity that garnered many city visitors. Brittany Chambers, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 The Coen Brothers lovingly send up everyone from famous gossip columnist Louella Parsons to bathing beauty Esther Williams. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, 13 Aug. 2020 There’s no shortage of historic houses in Salem, Massachusetts, and the latest to cross our desks is this two-bedroom, two-bath beauty. Megan Barber, Curbed, 17 June 2019 The swimsuit competition dates to the founding of the crowning of Miss America in 1921 as a bathing beauty revue in Atlantic City, New Jersey. NBC News, 6 June 2018 The competition began nearly 100 years ago in Atlantic City, New Jersey, as a bathing beauty contest designed to keep tourists coming to the seaside resort in the weekend after Labor Day. CBS News, 5 June 2018 The competition began nearly 100 years ago in Atlantic City, New Jersey as a bathing beauty contest designed to keep tourists coming to the seaside resort in the weekend after Labor Day. Wayne Parry, chicagotribune.com, 5 June 2018 The competition began nearly 100 years ago in Atlantic City, New Jersey, as a bathing beauty contest designed to keep tourists coming to the seaside resort in the weekend after Labor Day. Wayne Parry, BostonGlobe.com, 5 June 2018 The competition began nearly 100 years ago in Atlantic City, New Jersey as a bathing beauty contest designed to keep tourists coming to the seaside resort in the weekend after Labor Day. Wayne Parry, Cincinnati.com, 5 June 2018 See More

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First Known Use of bathing beauty

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bathing beauty was in 1916

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“Bathing beauty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bathing%20beauty. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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