Discussion in 'Italian-English' started by xxxpenelopexxx, Feb 18, 2007.
How would i say this in Italian?
Costume da bagno.
Se in particolare parli del costume da nuoto da donna (per intenderci quello con i fascioni dietro) allora si chiama COSTUME OLIMPIONICO
Quindi in inglese si può semplicemente dire "costume" anziché "swimsuit"?
Swimming costume is BE, swimsuit is AE. I don't think you can say just "costume" in BE and have that be understood as pertaining specifically to swimming.
Ciao Elisabetta! Lungo tempo che non ci vediamo. We at one time called them "bathing suits."
What if the context is clear, eg two people on the beach: "nice costume"?
We still call them bathing suits, don't we?
I would understand that you were referring to a bathing costume, keatsurn. In fact, in Australia we often use an abbreviation of that word, 'cozzie'. We also use 'bathers' and 'togs'.
The Aussie Cozzie
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