Definitions

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

  • n. A play outfit usually consisting of shorts and a blouse, sometimes in one piece, that is often worn by children.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A one-piece stretch garment worn by very young children
  • n. A one-piece item of clothing for women.
  • n. A one-piece undergarnment for women.

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

  • n. a sports outfit for women or children; usually consists of shorts and a blouse

Etymologies

play +‎ suit (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Rafael Nadal and Venus "ghastly playsuit" Williams see # 3 both advanced.

    Len Berman: Top 5 Sports Stories

  • "I was 6ft 5in when I started," joked the 5ft 10in Parry, whose background surely makes him the only person at the Championships who could find a use for that ridiculous "playsuit" Venus Williams has been wearing here.

    Digger at Wimbledon: Rain spat over Murray Mount

  • Ironically, the initial issue was modesty not something Venus Williams was concerned with when she wore the publicity machine that was the lace playsuit to open her latest Wimbledon bid on Monday, with women wearing long dresses, bustles and floppy hats during the late 19th century.

    Serving an Ace on the Courts

  • Absolutely nothing wrong with a playsuit, so long as you realise it is entirely impossible to convey the smallest amount of authority while wearing one.

    The 10 rules of summer dressing

  • And anyway, who was lucky enough to wear a navy silk playsuit at school?

    Something for the weekend: Navy

  • Looking at Sami, adorable in a green-and-white striped playsuit with a white ribbon in her hair Paige couldn't understand why any parent-to-be wouldn't snap her up in a minute.

    Broken Symmetry

  • True, he might have done as much had she appeared in a cerise playsuit, but she insisted that he remember that this was not her native milieu and asked him to be serious.

    The Houseguest

  • Now, in answer to a look from the professor, she nipped down to Charity's end, ignoring a stout lady waving a toddler's playsuit at her.

    Two Weeks To Remember

  • As she spoke, she unzipped her playsuit, revealing a pretty figure, not as full as Amy's, and a brief blue bikini.

    Barefoot Bride

  • At ten o'clock Karen arrived, wearing a brief blue towelling playsuit.

    Barefoot Bride

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