hard-wearing

hard-wearing
adj
durable, lasting, well-made, made/built to last, strong, tough, sturdy, stout, rugged, resilient

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adjective DURABLE, strong, tough, resilient, lasting, long-lasting, made to last, stout, well made, rugged, heavy-duty.
flimsy.

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hard-wearˈing adjective
Lasting well in use, durable
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Main Entry:hard

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hard-wearing UK US adjective british
hard-wearing clothing is strong and lasts a long time
Thesaurus: words used to describe clotheshyponym

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adj [more \hard-wearing; most \hard-wearing]
Brit : lasting for a long time :durable

hard-wearing boots

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ˌhard-ˈwearing [hard-wearing] adjective (BrE)
that lasts a long time and remains in good condition

a hard-wearing carpet

I want shoes that are practical and hard-wearing.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hard-wearing — adj BrE products that are hard wearing will remain in good condition for a long time even when they are used a lot American Equivalent: long wearing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard-wearing — also hard wearing ADJ Something that is hard wearing is strong and well made so that it lasts for a long time and stays in good condition even though it is used a lot. [mainly BRIT] ...hard wearing cotton shirts. Syn: strong, durable (in AM, use… …   English dictionary

  • hard wearing — see hard wearing …   English dictionary

  • hard-wearing — adjective BrE clothes, materials etc that are hard wearing will remain in good condition for a long time; longwearing AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard-wearing — UK / US adjective British hard wearing clothing is strong and lasts a long time …   English dictionary

  • Hard-wearing — Износостойкий …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • hard-wearing — adj. able to resist being worn out …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hard-wearing — adjective able to stand much wear …   English new terms dictionary

  • hard-wearing — /ˈhad wɛərɪŋ/ (say hahd wairring) adjective tough and long lasting …   Australian-English dictionary

  • hard — [härd] adj. [ME < OE heard, akin to Ger hart < IE base * kar , hard > Gr karyon, nut, kratos, strength] 1. not easily dented, pierced, cut, or crushed; resistant to pressure; firm and unyielding to the touch; rigid; solid and compact 2.… …   English World dictionary

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