: consisting of or made in a single undivided piece
a one-piece bathing suit
one-piece noun
one-piecer noun

Examples of one-piece in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Try this sweet suit that’s technically a one-piece, since the top and bottom are attached on the sides, but is fully open through the midsection in the front and back. Olivia Campbell, Parents, 13 May 2024 Agyemang tends to gravitate toward one-pieces for comfort as well as simplicity. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 13 May 2024 The one-piece has more than 1,000 five-star ratings from shoppers and comes in sizes ranging from S to 2XL. Olivia Young, Travel + Leisure, 20 Apr. 2024 Terez Girls’ One-Piece Swimsuit in Neon Butterflies Gear up for summer in this one-piece swimsuit with a U-back and tank straps. Phoebe Sklansky, Parents, 19 Apr. 2024 Pippen, on the other hand, kept things simple with a white one-piece bathing suit and matching white shorts. Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 18 Apr. 2024 The male mannequin had a conventional tank top and shorts combination, while the female mannequin was dressed in something that looked more like a one-piece bathing suit and appeared to be especially revealing around the pubic area. Anna Gordon, TIME, 17 Apr. 2024 Cult Gaia’s Celia one-piece swimsuit should be tucked into your luggage for a trip to Palm Springs or St. Barts. Marques Harper, Los Angeles Times, 11 Apr. 2024 Sleeveless Tie Front Jumpsuit Buy on TJ Maxx $25 Everyone needs that ready-to-go one-piece on hand. Wendy Vazquez, Southern Living, 28 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of one-piece was in 1880

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“One-piece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one-piece. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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