Definitions

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

  • n. Clothing designed to be worn for swimming or with swimsuits.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Items of clothing appropriate for swimming

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

  • n. tight fitting garment worn for swimming

Etymologies

swim +‎ -wear (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This swimwear is a full body swimsuit, minus the head covering.

    Woman Banned from Public Swimming Pool for Wearing a Burqini : Law is Cool

  • Only swimwear is allowed, so leave your modest T-shirt in your locker or you'll be leaving it at the entrances to the attractions.

    It's about variety at El Rollo water park in Morelos

  • The party was packed with thirty or forty folks in swimwear (and later on, altogether without it -- or any other wear -- in the pool); and up in the garage the grub and fun did flow.

    groggy, grumpy and gummy-eyed

  • I am determined to at least go to the beach in swimwear even if I don’t go into the chilly Atlantic, content that I’m not going to make a splash with my swimwear.

    Bathing Suit Season | The Stiletto Gang

  • In all fairness, I don't want to see either of the candidates in swimwear.

    Gerry Buys Skimpy Swimwear

  • Or, if you only want to focus on how you look when you're at the gym or on special occasions, go to the chapters that zero in on tricky purchases such as swimwear, workout gear, and evening dresses.

    'How To Never Look Fat Again'

  • Or the cool snap during summer impacted sales of our seasonal products such as swimwear, and lawn and garden products.

    Arrived in Seattle!

  • Other fashion weeks are held for one precise type of fashion, such as swimwear, lingerie, or bridal couture.

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  • Had it somehow occurred to him that swimsuit modeling (if you can call microscopic shreds of fabric "swimwear") has absolutely nothing to do with sports, unless you count the "sport" of girl-watching, which is a passé, politically incorrect and pathetic pastime, especially for middle-aged men?

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  • "Our customers expect us to protect the value that the LYCRA fibre brand provides to them in products such as swimwear and intimate apparel," said Max Wiesendanger, executive vice president for INVISTA's apparel business in Europe and South Asia.

    Free Apparel News – Apparel RSS XML Feeds – Fibre2fashion.com

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