bunny suit


: a costume or garment that is imitative of a rabbit and typically has large, often pink ears
… Nicholson would wear a pink bunny suit at Easter and walk around the offices giving out candy.Marty Hughley
: a usually white garment that covers the entire body and that is worn by workers to prevent contamination (as in a clean room)

Examples of bunny suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Masked Singer host, 42, made sure to spend time with each of his kids on Sunday, visiting with all 11 children and taking several photos with his little ones while dressed up in an Easter bunny suit. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 10 Apr. 2023 To enter the farm, Kawasaki and I don clean-room bunny suits, face masks, and rubber boots, step on a sticky mat, walk through an air shower, and exit into the plant room. IEEE Spectrum, 2 June 2018 Ann Eden, dancing onstage, was mesmerizing to him—charismatic and unrestrained, whether dancing provocatively on the stage or circulating among the customers in her little bunny suit. Town & Country, 1 Nov. 2022 The cover model struck fierce poses in head-to-toe iconic Playboy bunny garb, including a racy black bunny suit, bowtie and matching bunny ears. Tristan Balagtas, PEOPLE.com, 4 Oct. 2021 With approval of the mayor’s office and Rocky River police, Kate asked around for a volunteer to don the bunny suit. John Kuntz, cleveland, 4 Apr. 2020 Our costume designer made me a couture burlesque bunny suit. Ruth Kinane, EW.com, 5 Dec. 2019 For Chandler, a pink bunny suit costume activates his sensitive nature, while Phoebe deals with the wiles of her evil twin Ursula. Cady Lang, Time, 3 Oct. 2019 Those who have historically pulled it off possessed the showmanship gene: Lee McQueen in his infamous bunny suit, John Galliano in his seasonal getups at Dior, Alexander Wang and his mile-long sprints. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 16 Jan. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bunny suit was in 1916

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“Bunny suit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bunny%20suit. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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