swim·​suit | \ ˈswim-ˌsüt How to pronounce swimsuit (audio) \

Definition of swimsuit

: a suit for swimming or bathing

Examples of swimsuit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Keep her safe in the sun and surf with this one piece protective swimsuit. Tanya Edwards, CNN Underscored, "The best kids and baby deals at Amazon’s Big Style Sale," 22 June 2020 Moviegoers can bring a blanket to sit on the deck or a swimsuit. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Deer Park plants provide variety of products used to COVID-19 fight," 11 June 2020 At this point, Lizzo poses and looks at her reflection in a mirror while wearing a swimsuit. Claire Gillespie, Health.com, "Fat Shamers, Lizzo Has Come for You in This Epic New Takedown on TikTok," 10 June 2020 The first one with everyone else, you in your new second-hand swimsuit that fit loosely. oregonlive, "In Oregon poet laureate Anis Mojgani’s work, he seeks to ‘delve into wonder’: 3 poems," 2 June 2020 Staring at him, waiting for their warning script, are four sets of towel-holding parents and their impatient children, everybody wearing swimsuits under their clothes to bypass the locker room. National Geographic, "CREATE A FREE NAT GEO ACCOUNT TO CONTINUE READING," 22 May 2020 Tiziana Scaramuzzo, owner of the Italian brand Elexa Beachwear, recently launched three-piece swimsuits (complete with a bikini top, bottom and a water-proof face mask) to keep the spirit of summer alive, despite social distancing restrictions. Hanna Flanagan, PEOPLE.com, "The 'Trikini' Is a Bikini with a Matching Face Mask — and Kelly Ripa Is a Fan," 18 May 2020 The last piece in the garment bag was a swimsuit called the Darcy. Seija Rankin, EW.com, "Preview Jennifer Weiner's Big Summer, the newest novel from the queen of beach reads," 5 May 2020 Around 10 people were in his house, and the only time masks were worn was when the models were twerking for the camera, their masks and swimsuits a matching blue. Jon Caramanica, New York Times, "The Latest Indulgence in Hip-Hop Videos? Coronavirus Protection," 28 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of swimsuit

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of swimsuit was in 1926

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29 Jun 2020

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“Swimsuit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swimsuit. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of swimsuit

: special clothing that women and girls wear for swimming


swim·​suit | \ ˈswim-ˌsüt How to pronounce swimsuit (audio) \

Kids Definition of swimsuit

: a garment for swimming or bathing

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