Definition of bathing suit in English:

bathing suit


North American
  • A garment worn for swimming; a swimsuit.

    • ‘Lily had wanted to buy a new bathing suit and a few more tank tops, but she found herself uninterested all of a sudden.’
    • ‘Not long ago, we were shopping for bathing suits and tank tops for those beautiful, hot summer days.’
    • ‘Most of them were tourists with Hawaiian print shirts or just in bathing suits and loose shirts.’
    • ‘Instead of high-tech bathing suits, she was surrounded by high-priced business suits.’
    • ‘She had on shorts and a tank top over her bathing suit, and she smiled at him as he walked in.’
    • ‘The beach site was littered with bathing suits, sunglasses, and rain gear, as if the castaways had just come from the mall.’
    • ‘They are basically extensions of Speedo bathing suits with just a little more spandex.’
    • ‘Nobody wants to wear wet bathing suits, or dirty bathing suits, so pack at least two.’
    • ‘Both Abby and Carolena had shorts and a shirt on over their bathing suits.’
    • ‘Remember, however, to match the color of your sandals to that of your bathing suit.’
    • ‘She ended up buying two bathing suits, two tank tops and a skirt.’
    • ‘She looked at both bathing suits, then at me, then at the bathing suits again.’
    • ‘But as important as a sound back may be to us, summer is coming and we also want to look good in tank tops, bathing suits and strapless dresses.’
    • ‘The streets are brimming with vendors selling everything from bananas to bathing suits.’
    • ‘Along with pink, check out the amazing flower prints blooming on everything from dresses and shirts to bathing suits and coverups.’
    • ‘Lauren and Jade went up to Lauren's bedroom, to change into their bikini bathing suits.’
    • ‘I decided to put on a loose white blouse with a pair of white capris, under which I wore my bathing suit.’
    • ‘Change out of wet clothes, bathing suits, or sweaty clothes as soon as possible.’
    • ‘I loved my bathing suit: a French cut bikini with a red and black checkerboard design.’
    • ‘Shown here is the aqua tiny tank that is perfect over one of those hot new bathing suits.’
    swimsuit, bathing suit, bathing dress, swimming trunks, trunks, swimwear, bikini
    swimming costume
    swimming togs, cossie
    bathers, swimmers
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bathing suit

/ˈbāT͟HiNG ˌso͞ot/