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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.


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.