out|er|wear

out|er|wear
out|er|wear «OW tuhr WAIR», noun.
clothing worn over underwear or other clothing: »

shirts, slacks, jackets and other outerwear (Wall Street Journal).


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  • out·er·wear — /ˈaʊtɚˌweɚ/ noun [noncount] : clothes (such as sweaters, coats, or jackets) that you wear over other clothing especially for warmth when you are outside …   Useful english dictionary

  • wear — wear1 [wer] vt. wore, worn, wearing [ME weren < OE werian, akin to ON verja, Goth wasjan, to clothe < IE base * wes , to clothe > Sans vastra , L vestis, clothing, vestire, to clothe] 1. a) to have on the body or carry on the person… …   English World dictionary

  • wear out — verb 1. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress (Freq. 2) We wore ourselves out on this hike • Syn: ↑tire, ↑wear upon, ↑tire out, ↑wear, ↑weary, ↑jade, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wear — wear1 W1S1 [weə US wer] v past tense wore [wo: US wo:r] past participle worn [wo:n US wo:rn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(on your body)¦ 2¦(hair)¦ 3¦(damage)¦ 4 wear well 5¦(expression)¦ 6 something is wearing thin 7 wear the trousers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wear — wearer, n. /wair/, v., wore, worn, wearing, n. v.t. 1. to carry or have on the body or about the person as a covering, equipment, ornament, or the like: to wear a coat; to wear a saber; to wear a disguise. 2. to have or use on the person… …   Universalium

  • wear something out — USE UP, consume, go through. → wear * * * wear something out (or wear out) 1) use or be used until no longer in good condition or working order wearing out the stair carpet | the type was used again and again until it wore out 2) wear… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wear upon — verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress We wore ourselves out on this hike • Syn: ↑tire, ↑tire out, ↑wear, ↑weary, ↑jade, ↑wear out, ↑outwear, ↑wear …   Useful english dictionary

  • wear off — Synonyms and related words: ablate, abrade, be all over, be no more, become extinct, become void, blow over, die, die away, erode, expire, fray, frazzle, fret, go out, have it, have its time, lapse, pass, pass away, rub off, run its course, run… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wear-out — /wair owt /, n. the act or fact of wearing out; a worn out condition: wear out at the knees of pants. Also, wearout. [1895 1900; n. use of v. phrase wear out] * * * …   Universalium

  • Wear — Wear, v. t. [imp. {Wore} (w[=o]r); p. p. {Worn} (w[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. {Wearing}. Before the 15th century wear was a weak verb, the imp. & p. p. being {Weared}.] [OE. weren, werien, AS. werian to carry, to wear, as arms or clothes; akin to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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