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 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 Her blond hair slicked back, she is dressed, fittingly, as a futuristic superhero, in a white Balmain maillot and belted blazer with sheer, floor-grazing sleeves. Julia Felsenthal, Marie Claire, "Cara Delevingne Bares All," 13 Aug. 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

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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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4 Dec 2019

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“Maillot.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maillot. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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