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outerwear

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noun out·er·wear \ˈau̇-tər-ˌwer\

Simple Definition of outerwear

  • : clothes (such as sweaters, coats, or jackets) that you wear over other clothing especially for warmth when you are outside

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of outerwear

  1. 1 :  clothing for outdoor wear

  2. 2 :  outer clothing as opposed to underwear

1883

First Known Use of outerwear

1883


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