Etymology
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spacesuit (n.)
also space-suit, 1920, from space (n.) + suit (n.).
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pantsuit (n.)

"suit of clothing for women, consisting of pants and a matching or coordinating coat or jacket," 1966, contraction of pants suit (1964), from pants + suit (n.).

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suitable (adj.)
1580s, from suit (v.) + -able. Earlier suit-like (1560s); suitly (mid-15c.). Related: Suitably; suitableness.
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suitcase (n.)
1898, from suit (n.) + case (n.2). Originally a case for holding a suit of clothes. In reference to small nuclear weapons, 1954.
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catsuit (n.)

also cat-suit, "tight-fitting full-body garment," 1960, from cat (n.) + suit (n.). Perhaps so called because suitable for slinking.

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unsuited (adj.)
"unfit," 1590s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of suit (v.).
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sug- 
assimilated form of sub- before -g-.
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misbecome (v.)

"suit ill, be unfitting," 1520s, from mis- (1) "badly, wrongly" + become.

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frogman (n.)
"scuba diver in rubber suit," 1945, from frog (n.1) + man (n.).
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