maillot

noun
mail·​lot | \ mī-ˈō How to pronounce maillot (audio) , mä-ˈyō \

Definition of maillot

1 : tights for dancers or gymnasts
3 : a woman's one-piece bathing suit

Examples of maillot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As a resort piece, wear over a maillot and cinch at the waist just in time for sunset. Bianca Salonga, Forbes, "The Ultimate Guide To Sustainable Dressing For Spring 2021: Key Pieces, Trends, And Brands To Know," 4 Mar. 2021 The collection, which was produced using recycled nylon and plastic water bottles, includes three new styles — two bikinis and one maillot — each of which is available in three colorways — army green, black, and white. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "Here’s What A Truly Sustainable Swimsuit Looks Like," 28 July 2020 The August 1993 issue of Vanity Fair featured the straight supermodel , in a black maillot, straddling and shaving the butch icon . Kerry Manders, New York Times, "The Renegades," 13 Apr. 2020 Something always came between him and the glory of the maillot jaune. The Economist, "Gloriously second Obituary: Raymond Poulidor died on November 13th," 28 Nov. 2019 No home country hero has won the race since Bernard Hinault captured the maillot jaune in 1985. Adam Lashinsky, Fortune, "How Ford Lost $181 Million Betting on a Technology Startup—Data Sheet," 29 July 2019 No home country hero has won the race since Bernard Hinault captured the maillot jaune in 1985. Adam Lashinsky, Fortune, "How Ford Lost $181 Million Betting on a Technology Startup—Data Sheet," 29 July 2019 To celebrate, on July 20th President Emmanuel Macron was at the Col du Tourmalet in the Pyrenees to congratulate maillot jaune-wearing Mr Alaphilippe as well as the day’s winner, who happened to be Mr Pinot. The Economist, "A French cyclist may win the Tour de France," 25 July 2019 No home country hero has won the race since Bernard Hinault captured the maillot jaune in 1985. Adam Lashinsky, Fortune, "How Ford Lost $181 Million Betting on a Technology Startup—Data Sheet," 29 July 2019

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First Known Use of maillot

1876, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for maillot

French

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7 Mar 2021

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“Maillot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maillot. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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