bathing costume


bathing costume
bathing cos|tume [ˈbeıðıŋ ˌkɔstju:m US -ˌka:stu:m] n
BrE old-fashioned a ↑swimsuit

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • bathing costume — noun tight fitting garment worn for swimming • Syn: ↑swimsuit, ↑swimwear, ↑bathing suit, ↑swimming costume • Hypernyms: ↑garment • Hyponyms: ↑bikini, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bathing costume — [[t]be͟ɪðɪŋ kɒstjuːm, AM tuːm[/t]] bathing costumes N COUNT A bathing costume is a piece of clothing that is worn for swimming, especially by women and girls. [BRIT, OLD FASHIONED] She wore a one piece white bathing costume. Syn: swimsuit …   English dictionary

  • bathing costume — bathing suit, swimsuit, garment worn for swimming …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bathing costume — noun The clothes that one wears when bathing in the sea or a swimming pool; a swimming costume, bathing suit, swimming trunks or swimsuit …   Wiktionary

  • bathing costume — noun (C) BrE old fashioned a bathing suit …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Canadian bathing costume — noun (formerly) a woollen swimming costume consisting of a pair of woollen pants fastened with a drawstring and extending halfway down the thighs, and a sleeveless guernsey, often in dark blue with white bands; originally two piece but later one… …   Australian English dictionary

  • bathing suit — [n] clothing for swimming, sunning bathing costume, beach costume, bikini, maillot, one piece, swimsuit, trunks, two piece; concept 451 …   New thesaurus

  • bathing — 1540s, action of BATHE (Cf. bathe) (q.v.). Bathing suit is recorded from 1852 (bathing costume from 1830); bathing beauty is 1920, from vaudeville …   Etymology dictionary

  • bathing suit — bathing costume, swimsuit, garment worn for swimming …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bathing suit — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. swimsuit, swimming suit, trunks, bikini, two piece suit, tank suit, maillot, monokini, string bikini, bathing costume, beach costume, bathing dress, topless suit, wet suit, two piece*. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n.… …   English dictionary for students


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