beach·​wear | \ ˈbēch-ˌwer How to pronounce beachwear (audio) \

Definition of beachwear

: clothing for wear at a beach

Examples of beachwear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The crowning of the Miss America court traditionally played out this way, the top five in the skimpy beachwear that had defined the pageant from its beginnings. Amy Argetsinger, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Dec. 2021 The first New York location shows off the coastal range with surfboards and sand dunes playing background to playful gabardine beachwear. Sarah Spellings, Vogue, 4 June 2021 Tana's metallic bikini top only costs $41 from Italian beachwear brand Matinée and her joggers are also $41 from WAYF. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, 22 July 2021 Despite the expensive cars in the parking lot, visitors donned wetsuits and casual beachwear, bringing a bit of California's refreshing surfer energy to Dubai. Gabby Beckford, Travel + Leisure, 7 Aug. 2021 The two brands came together to make the cutest sunscreen ever, along with a capsule of beachwear. Grace Stearn, Vogue, 13 July 2021 New York stylist Lisa Marie Fernandez knows how to design resort and beachwear, and so, cue this tiered orange dress. Felicity Carter, Forbes, 9 Mar. 2021 Here’s a label that believes beachwear should also be glamorous. Alexis Bennett, Vogue, 22 Apr. 2021 Swimsuits and beachwear can go in one of the larger drawers, and goggles, sunglasses, and sunscreen can go in one of the smaller ones. Judy Koutsky, Forbes, 2 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of beachwear

1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beachwear was in 1893

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28 Dec 2021

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“Beachwear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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: clothing made to be worn at the beach


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