from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A swimsuit.

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  • n. A tight-fitting garment worn for swimming; a swimsuit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tight fitting garment worn for swimming


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  • In the foreground, vertically scissoring the picture is a gorgeous, fleshy pair of legs that culminate in a ripe, 1964 boy-short bathing suit bottom.


  • His hot-coal eyes drifted to her short black hair, her skeletal disguise, her sparkling black bathing suit and pajama pants.

    May Bird, Warrior Princess

  • Plus, some twerp GTT pledge tried to sneak in and steal my bathing suit for like, the third time this month.


  • Aunt Muza cannot fasten the clasp on the back of her bathing suit brassiere, and it takes my mother a minute or two of vigorous pulls to make the two ends meet.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • He politely checked out LuEllen - most of her was visible under a ridiculously small two-piece bathing suit - and said, "Ooo."

    The Empress File

  • Not until the stallion, sinking, emerged again by means of the powerful beat of his legs and hoofs, did Graham realize that it was a woman who rode him — ­a woman as white as the white silken slip of a bathing suit that molded to her form like a marble-carven veiling of drapery.


  • It contained Miss Lily Valley in a white bathing suit and a diaphanous dressing gown, in which, clearly, she was to be thrown up from the sea like a castaway; it also contained Miss Greta and Mister

    The War with the Newts

  • She had experienced dizziness in a fitting room on only one other occasion, and that was the day she tried on a bathing suit wearing knee-hi hose.

    Motherhood, The Second Oldest Profession

  • The texture feels so real to him, even as it dissolves beneath his fingers and he is in his bathing suit on the beach carrying lemonade to the woman who will be/is/was his wife—still at this same moment.


  • He filled a suitcase with school clothes and threw in a bathing suit and his gym shorts and jockstrap from high school.



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