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budgie smugglers /’bʌdʒi-smʌgləz/  

(plural noun) (informal) Usage note: This term is used by many speakers. The more official term is ‘Speedos’.

A short, tight fitting men’s swimming costume, like the lower half of a women’s bikini.

Example: Thanks again to technology, lap swimmers don’t need to look ridiculous in a pair of budgie smugglers - the latest boardshorts are brief and lightweight.  (http://www.jjjdwx.cn/blog/go.asp?logid=14538)

Surf lifesavers (people who rescue swimmers) wearing budgie smugglers

(Photo by kileman)