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 Dewan has several standout moments, most notably, a number in episode 2 where two versions of herself face-off — one more balletic and soft, and the other, a fiercer version, sporting a leather catsuit. Maureen Lee Lenker,, "Jenna Dewan talks leather catsuits and her return to dancing on screen in Soundtrack," 21 Dec. 2019 Beyond the latex catsuit, and the earthy palazzo pants that Bonnie seems to love, Zoe’s style knows no bounds. Teen Vogue, "The Style Evolution of Zoe Kravitz," 15 Oct. 2019 Dion, who couldn't actually speak English at the time, donned a skin-tight furry catsuit, full feline make-up and frazzled wig while belting out the musical's climax. Jon O'brien, Billboard, "10 Singers Who Left Their Mark on 'Memory' From 'Cats'," 19 Dec. 2019 The singer saved her wildest outfit for last: a sheer lace catsuit, also by Kaimin, with layered ruffles on the sleeves and pant hems. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Lady Gaga Looked So Snatched at Her Beauty Launch, We Don't Know What to Do," 17 Sep. 2019 For the campaign photo shoot, the three sisters matched in curve-hugging pastel catsuits and voluminous brunette curly hairdos, while each holding a massive perfume bottle. Katie Intner,, "Glam Crisis! Kim Kardashian Ambushes Her Hairstylist for an Emergency Parking Lot Haircut," 31 Oct. 2019 To mark the event, Tei Shi went for a high-impact look, wearing a slinky Collina Strada velvet catsuit and mini electric blue skirt from the Spring 2020 collection featuring the label’s signature scrawled flowers. Vogue, "Behind the Scenes With Rising Singer Tei Shi as She Performs in New York’s Buzziest Label," 18 Nov. 2019 For the shoot, the sisters wore curve-hugging, pastel catsuits in the same color as their perfume bottle and styled their hair in big bouncy curls. Kaitlyn Frey,, "Kim, Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian Team Up for a Nostalgic KKW Fragrance Collection," 7 Nov. 2019 Marc PiaseckiGetty Images Always pushing the envelope on naked and near-naked outfits, Kim Kardashian wore a tattoo-print sheer catsuit last night. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "My Eyeballs Can't Handle Kim Kardashian's Fully Sheer '90s Catsuit," 2 May 2019

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First Known Use of catsuit

1960, in the meaning defined above

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16 Jan 2020

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“Catsuit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jan. 2020.

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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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