Meaning of “swimsuit” in the English Dictionary

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"swimsuit" in British English

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swimsuitnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈswɪm.suːt/ /ˈswɪm.sjuːt/ us /ˈswɪm.suːt/ US also swimming suit

Examples from literature

  • Everyone had to wait while he put on his swimsuit. 
  • I bought a new swimsuit for my vacation. 
  • People have even tried to make swimsuits with sharkskin material to help athletes swim faster. 
  • They bought surfboards and swimsuits. 
  • They must change from their swimsuits to their bike equipment very quickly. 
  • You can wear a swimsuit, but in cold water, a wetsuit is best. 

(Definition of “swimsuit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"swimsuit" in American English

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swimsuitnoun [ C ]

us /ˈswɪmˌsut/

a piece of clothing for swimming; a bathing suit

(Definition of “swimsuit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)