Speedo

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From the name of the swimsuit company, Speedo, which first designed and manufactured swimwear in Australia that was briefer and sleeker than most other swimwear then available.

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Speedo (plural Speedos)

  1. A tight-fitting swimsuit, especially commonly worn by competitive swimmers and divers. For males, usually implies a brief or bikini style swimsuit.
    You can tell the serious swimmers: they're the guys wearing the Speedos.
    • 2011, Gary Ghislain, How I Stole Johnny Depp's Alien Girlfriend[1], page 44:
      She's wearing Mom's teeny-weenie black Speedo bikini, the one Mom wears to show how fit and trim she is.

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