cat·​suit | \ ˈkat-ˌsüt How to pronounce catsuit (audio) \

Definition of catsuit

: a close-fitting one-piece garment that covers the torso and the legs and sometimes the arms

Examples of catsuit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her reimagined black leather catsuit by Angus Strathie was strappy and sexier than the one famously worn by Michelle Pfeiffer—and totally more badass too. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Why Is Bad Girl Style So Good?," 19 Feb. 2021 And while fashion-forward is likely the first descriptor that popped into your head after spotting the look (guilty!), Williams’ one-legged catsuit was much more than just stylish. Eliza Huber,, "Serena Williams’ Asymmetric Catsuit At The Australian Open Was Inspired By Flo-Jo," 9 Feb. 2021 Georges Hobeika little black dress, and adorable in a Perry Meek glitter catsuit. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Taraji P. Henson Raised the Bar for Awards Show Fashion at the AMAs," 23 Nov. 2020 For the performance, Lopez appeared in nothing more than a sheer, cutout black catsuit courtesy of designer LaQuan Smith. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "In Case You Missed It, J.Lo Just Posted an Ultra-Sexy Video of Her Bare-Naked Body on Instagram," 24 Nov. 2020 Meg stunned in a skintight newsprint catsuit and matching cowboy hat in a photoshoot to promote the album. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, "Megan Thee Stallion Wore a Newsprint Catsuit and Matching Cowboy Hat to Announce Her Debut Album," 13 Nov. 2020 Despite a 428% spike in popularity when Beyoncé wore her moon print catsuit in Black Is King, most of Marine Serre’s 432,000 Instagram followers don’t own a piece of her work. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "No Fashion Show? Launch a Filter!," 23 Oct. 2020 The story showed two versions of the same picture side by side of Ross in a vinyl black catsuit — one of which depicts her with a slightly bigger rear end. Nicola Dall'asen, Allure, "Tracee Ellis Ross Called Out a Photoshopped Picture of Her Own Butt," 29 Sep. 2020 The limited-edition EleVen x Wonder Woman collection — which features athleisure pieces like legging and sports bra sets, cropped tank tops, tennis skirts, windbreakers, and a catsuit — is available online now. Lindsay Kimble,, "Venus Williams 'So Excited to Be Back on Court' After Prioritizing ‘Self-Care’ During the Pandemic," 14 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of catsuit

1960, in the meaning defined above

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27 Feb 2021

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“Catsuit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of catsuit

: a tight piece of clothing that covers the body and legs and sometimes the arms

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