swimming costume

/ˈswɪmɪŋ kɒstjum/ (say 'swiming kostyoohm)

noun
a garment or garments worn for swimming.
See swimsuit, tights (def. 1), trunks (def. 1). Also, bathers; Chiefly NSW, cossie, costume; Especially Qld, NSW, ACT, and Tasmania, swimmers; Especially Qld, NSW and Victoria, togs.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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