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

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Throughout her career, which spans 72 singles titles and 23 doubles titles, Williams has taken to the court in ROYGBIV dresses, statement jewelry, and yes, catsuits. Glamour, "Serena Williams' Best Tennis Outfits of All Time," 22 Aug. 2019 For Caitlin Boston, making the final payment on student loan debt totaling $222,817.26 prompted her to sport a purple catsuit and bust a move on YouTube. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, "This woman paid off over $222K in student debt. This is how she did it.," 21 Aug. 2019 Cardi B is no stranger to revealing outfits, but during her Bonnaroo set on Sunday night, things got a little out of hand: Her skin-tight multicolored catsuit split right at the bottom, causing her to change in the middle of her set. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Cardi B Performing in Nothing But a Bathrobe Is a Big Mood," 18 June 2019 In May 2018 Williams, in her first major tennis match after giving birth to her daughter, wore a black catsuit at the French Open. Doug Criss, CNN, "Serena Williams' unretouched cover photos for Harper's Bazaar are about more than fashion," 10 July 2019 Queen Bey was perfectly dressed for the occasion, wearing a gold-sequenced catsuit featuring the face of a lion and adorned with massive feathers resembling a lion’s mane. Justine Browning,, "Beyoncé meets Nala from Broadway's The Lion King ahead of Disney remake," 19 June 2019 Getty ImagesTheo Wargo Serena Williams' catsuit will be banned from future French Opens, but the tennis pro doesn't seem worried about it. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Serena Williams Had a Graceful Response to the French Open Banning Her Catsuit," 28 Aug. 2018 Dimitrios KambourisGetty Images Last year, Gigi Hadid stunned the crowd in a multicolored catsuit at the CFDA Awards. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Gigi Hadid Wore a Skirt-Meets-Pants Look at the CFDA Awards," 4 June 2019 Vanessa Hudgens has worn disco sequins on the red carpet, danced in a catsuit on a television musical, and even designed a very chic line of suits. Glamour, "Here's What's on Vanessa Hudgens' Coachella Shopping List," 1 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of catsuit

1960, in the meaning defined above

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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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