What word or phrase does your mother always say?

bathing suit

[bey-th ing] /ˈbeɪ ðɪŋ/
a garment worn for swimming.
Also called swimsuit.
Origin of bathing suit
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for bathing suit
  • Wear an old bathing suit, as the water often discolors whatever you're wearing.
  • The exhibit has an area where you can change into your bathing suit in privacy.
  • But nothing beats waking up on a cold winter morning, putting on a bathing suit and heading to the water.
  • For the beach itself, you'll need a bathing suit and a pair of flip-flops or sandals.
  • Bring a bathing suit if staying at a hotel with a pool or if planning to visit the water parks.
  • Pack your bathing suit and golf clubs for a trip to the desert.
  • Even though it might seem odd to wear a bathing suit among snowbanks and glaciers, bring one.
  • The school provides the necessary equipment, but you'll need to bring a bathing suit and beach towel.
  • You'll be surprised at how much time you spend in your bathing suit, your bathrobe, or a t-shirt and shorts.
  • Whichever type of dolphin swim you decide to do, pack essentials such as a bathing suit and towel.
British Dictionary definitions for bathing suit

bathing suit

a garment worn for bathing, esp an old-fashioned one that covers much of the body
another name for swimming costume
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for bathing suit

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for bathing

Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with bathing suit

Nearby words for bathing suit