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

Definition of beachwear

: clothing for wear at a beach

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Among the new stores coming to the mall is Salt Life, a beachwear line founded in Jacksonville Beach. Caroline Glenn,, "Florida Mall adds stores, including Salt Life and Corpo Bonito," 20 June 2019 For shopping, Nomad Chic has bedding and blankets, in addition to boho-chic beachwear. Ingrid Abramovitch, ELLE Decor, "A Design Lover's Guide to the Baja Peninsula," 29 Mar. 2019 Close—only the colorful beachwear in this scene delivers a serious dose of sun protection. Laura Regensdorf, Vogue, "This Fashion-Royalty Daughter Just Launched the Most Stylish Sun-Protective Swimwear," 24 Oct. 2018 And there was pushback from the pious, who feared women sporting beachwear would infiltrate public spaces. Niharika Mandhana, WSJ, "Maldives, a Destination for the 1%, Chases the Backpacker Buck," 10 Feb. 2019 Markle’s subdued, striped dress was a refined take on typical beachwear and a cool alternative to the body-skimming sheaths the Duchess favors for most royal engagements. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Meghan Markle Hits the Beach—And Wards Off Bad Vibes—In a Striped Maxi Dress," 19 Oct. 2018 Ronny Jaques shot our January 1954 cover, which featured Mrs. Llewellyn Gibbons and Mrs. George H. Tilghman in beachwear inspired by lifeguard uniforms at Venice's Lido Beach. Leena Kim, Town & Country, "T&C Family Album: Ronny Jaques," 11 July 2013 Ahead, find the best pieces from Zara Home's new beachwear collection, just in time for summer., "Zara Has A Secret New Beachwear Line & It's Not On," 18 May 2018 The wealthy and glamorous began to shuttle in and out of the Riviera, bringing new standards of beachwear to shores — and soon pools — around the world. Steve Hendrix, Washington Post, "A scandalous, two-piece history of the bikini," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of beachwear

1893, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of beachwear

: clothing made to be worn at the beach

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