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bathing beauty

[bey-th ing] /ˈbeɪ ðɪŋ/
noun
1.
an attractive woman in a bathing suit, especially an entrant in a beauty contest.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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  • On the water's edge is a stalagmite that resembles a bathing beauty when a light is turned on behind it.
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bathing beauty

/ˈbeɪðɪŋ/
noun
1.
an attractive girl in a swimming costume Also called (old-fashioned) bathing belle
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