beach·​wear | \ ˈbēch-ˌwer \

Definition of beachwear

: clothing for wear at a beach

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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 And made quite the impression during the next segment, the beachwear contest. Carol Motsinger,, "Cincinnati woman tries to get engaged to a stranger in an hour - and on television," 18 June 2018 Surfer Girls in Spirit Menswear is experiencing a beachwear renaissance, and the idea has infiltrated the women’s Resort collections. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "The Resort 2019 Trend Report," 25 June 2018 This Summer, Invest In...Sandals Seriously: there's never been a better time to buy some design-god beachwear. Tyler Watamanuk, GQ, "This Summer, Invest In...Sandals," 4 June 2018 Could not Leave Home Without: All your go-to beachwear—a great swimsuit, cover-ups that double as dresses, a sun hat, flat sandals—and of course very chic looks for Lila, too. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "How to Vacation Like a Royal in Nevis," 25 June 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of beachwear

: clothing made to be worn at the beach

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