Underwear and Sportswear

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Words Related to Clothes and Fashion - Underwear and Sportswear

Read this lesson to learn the names of different types of underwear and sportswear in English, such as "sweatshirt", "knickers" and "body suit".

Words Related to Clothes and Fashion
bandeau
bandeaunoun

a garment that covers the breasts of a woman and has no straps

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basque
basquenoun

a tight-fitting piece of clothing that covers the body from under the arms to the top of the legs, usually worn as an underwear by women

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bathing suit
bathing suitnoun

an item of clothing that is worn for swimming, particularly the type that women and girls wear

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bikini
bikininoun

two-piece swimsuit worn by women

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body suit
body suitnoun

a tight-fitting clothing in one piece that covers the upper body and bottom of a woman, usually stretchy and with sleeves

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boxershorts
boxershortsnoun

underpants with short legs, worn by men

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bra
branoun

a piece of underwear worn by women to cover and support their breasts

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brassiere
brassierenoun

a piece of underwear that women wear to support and cover their breasts

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briefs
briefsnoun

short and legless underpants fitting tightly

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corset
corsetnoun

a piece of women's underwear that fits the body tightly and makes the waist appear thinner

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jogging suit
jogging suitnoun

a matching pair of jacket and pants, worn for doing exercise

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knickers
knickersnoun

a short piece of underwear for the lower body, worn by women or girls

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lingerie
lingerienoun

women's underwear, sleepwear and light robes worn in bed

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panties
pantiesnoun

a short piece of clothing that women wear under the pants, skirts, etc.

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petticoat
petticoatnoun

a loose light underskirt that has a pleated, ruffled or lace edge

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shorts
shortsnoun

short pants that reach to the knees

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slip
slipnoun

a loose piece of underwear resembling a thin sleeveless dress that has two shoulder straps

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sportswear
sportswearnoun

the outfit worn outside casually or for sport activities

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sweatpants
sweatpantsnoun

a loose warm pair of pants made of cotton with a drawstring waist worn for relaxing or playing sports

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sweatshirt
sweatshirtnoun

a long-sleeved and warm item of clothing worn for relaxation or exercising, usually made of cotton

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swimming costume
swimming costumenoun

a tight piece of clothing worn for swimming, especially by women and girls

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swimming trunks
swimming trunksnoun

the shorts men or boys wear to go swimming

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swimsuit
swimsuitnoun

a piece of clothing worn for swimming, especially by women and girls

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thong
thongnoun

a women's underpants or swimwear that has a narrow piece of cloth at the back and a waistband

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tracksuit
tracksuitnoun

a loose and warm pair of pants and matching jacket worn casually or for doing exercise

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underclothes
underclothesnoun

clothes worn next to the skin under other clothes

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underpants
underpantsnoun

a piece of underwear that men or women wear under the pants, etc.

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underwear
underwearnoun

clothes that we wear under other clothes and next to the skin

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wetsuit
wetsuitnoun

a tight-fitting piece of clothing made of rubber that is worn by underwater swimmers to remain warm

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