As nouns the difference between bikini and swimsuit
is that bikini
is a brief two-piece bathing suit worn by women while swimsuit
is a tight-fitting garment worn for swimming, especially the one-piece garment worn by women and girls.
As a proper noun Bikini
is bikini atoll.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A brief two-piece bathing suit worn by women.
* 1950 , "In the Swim", Time , 2 Oct 1950:
- Cole has little but scorn for France's famed Bikini bathing suits. Explains he: " French girls, have short legs. Swimsuits have to be hiked up at the sides to make their legs look longer. "
* bikini bottom
* bikini line
* bikini wax
A tight-fitting garment worn for swimming, especially the one-piece garment worn by women and girls.
* bathers (Australia)
* budgie smugglers (qualifier)
* cossie (Australia)
* swimmers (Australia)
* swimming costume
* swimming trunks (the male bottom that resembles shorts)
* togs (Australia)
* board shorts
* skinny dipping
* swimming shorts
* swimming trunks