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sweater

noun sweat·er \ˈswe-tər\

: one that is put on by pulling it over your head

: one that opens like a jacket and that is fastened in the front with buttons or a zipper

Full Definition of SWEATER

1
:  one that sweats or causes sweating
2
a :  a knitted or crocheted jacket or pullover
b :  a heavy jersey worn in ice hockey
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First Known Use of SWEATER

15th century
SWEATER Defined for Kids

sweater

noun sweat·er \ˈswe-tər\

Definition of SWEATER for Kids

:  a knitted or crocheted piece of clothing for the upper body

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