swim·​wear | \ ˈswim-ˌwer How to pronounce swimwear (audio) \

Definition of swimwear

: clothing suitable for wear while swimming or bathing

Examples of swimwear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The size selection for swimsuits is also unbeatable, with swimwear that caters to small busts and big busts, expecting moms and postpartum parents. Laura Galvan, Harper's BAZAAR, 8 June 2022 Reid’s swimwear collection has high-shine fabrication, new hardware in various shapes and sizes, and textures, as well as bikinis, cut-out one-pieces, cover-ups, and more, all embellished with gold and silver beads. Emerald Elitou, Essence, 23 May 2022 The collection, designed to be paired with Emilia Wickstead’s Pre-Fall 2022 swimwear collection, features signature florals in bold summer colors. Breana Crews, Town & Country, 22 Apr. 2022 The textured bathing suit is from model, actor, and author Emily Ratajkowski's swimwear collection, Inamorata. Whitney Perry, Glamour, 21 Mar. 2022 The partnership kicks off this week with XXL swimwear, marking PINK's first size expansion launch. Skyler Caruso, PEOPLE.com, 18 Feb. 2022 On Thursday, Instagram’s favorite brand Miaou, known for its dalmation-print corsets and low-rise kick flares, announced the launch of its first-ever swimwear collection. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, 10 June 2021 This matching set is totally groovy and can be worn with matching swimwear for a fun and put-together poolside ensemble. Sarah Boyd, Forbes, 19 May 2021 Today, Everlane—purveyor of stylishly streamlined wardrobe essentials, like this writer’s beloved Tread sneaker—launched their first-ever swimwear collection, which features a range of colorful mix-and-match pieces starting at just $30. Tiffany Dodson, SELF, 15 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of swimwear

1935, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jun 2022

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“Swimwear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swimwear. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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