Words Related to Clothes and Fashion

Words Related to Clothes and Fashion - Swimwear and Sportswear

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Read this lesson to learn the names of swimwear and sportswear in English, such as "bikini", "leotard" and "wetsuit".
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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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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wetsuit
wetsuitnoun

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

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bathrobe
bathrobenoun

a piece of clothing that is made of toweling, worn after or before taking a shower

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swimming cap
swimming capnoun

a tight-fitting cap that keeps hair dry while swimming

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one-piece swimsuit
one-piece swimsuitnoun

***a piece of women's clothing that is worn when swimming or on a beach and consists of a single piece of material rather than a separate top and bottom

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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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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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leotard
leotardnoun

a tight-fitting garment made of stretchy fabric, covering the body from the shoulders to the top of the thighs, worn especially by ballet dancers, acrobats, etc.

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ski pants
ski pantsnoun

***padded trousers, usually with straps that go over the shoulders, worn when skiing

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jogging suit
jogging suitnoun

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

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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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jogger
joggernoun

***(used in plural) loose-fitting trousers, often with elastic around the bottom of the legs, worn for jogging or as casual clothing

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plus fours
plus foursnoun

men's baggy knickers hanging below the knees; formerly worn for sports (especially golf)

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ballet skirt
ballet skirtnoun

very short skirt worn by ballerinas

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two-piece
two-piecenoun

a woman's very brief bathing suit

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