Badeanzug

GermanEdit

 
ein Mädchen im Badeanzug — a girl in a swimsuit

EtymologyEdit

baden (to bathe) +‎ Anzug (suit)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaːdəˌʔanˌtsuːk/ (standard)
    • IPA(key): /ˈbaːdan-/ (casual)
    • IPA(key): /-ˌtsʊx/ (northern and central Germany; chiefly colloquial)
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NounEdit

Badeanzug m (genitive Badeanzugs or Badeanzuges, plural Badeanzüge)

  1. swimsuit; bathing suit; bathing costume (garment worn for swimming, covering at least part of the torso)

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The typical Badeanzug is a one-piece of the kinds most often worn by females and sometimes older men. In a broader sense, the word may also include bikinis. Unlike English usage, however, Badeanzug is never used of mere bathing trunks; for that see Badehose.

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Further readingEdit

  • Badeanzug” in Duden online
  • Badeanzug” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache