bathing costume

noun

Definition of bathing costume

British

  1. :  a garment worn for swimming or bathing :  bathing suit, swimsuit ‘There!’ said the captain, pointing to one of the young ladies before noticed, who, in her bathing costume, looked as if she was enveloped in a patent Mackintosh, of scanty dimensions. — Charles Dickens

Circa 1832

First Known Use of bathing costume

circa 1832


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