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Definition of activewear

Examples of activewear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Adidas is definitely one of the most popular activewear brands around, and its shoes are a main factor as to why. Claire Harmeyer,, 6 July 2022 The days of boring active clothing are over, with activewear brands leaning into vibrant colors and design elements that can make working out exciting just by making sure the customer looks and feels good. Greg Emmanuel, Essence, 14 June 2022 And to round out his reign over 2020, Reebok named him vice president of creative direction, where he is tasked with bringing a fresh, more inclusive perspective to the activewear giant. Alison S. Cohn, Harper's BAZAAR, 29 Dec. 2020 While activewear is super comfy, dresses are ideal for busy summer days and look a bit more polished than workout clothes. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 15 July 2022 This isn't the first time the singer and dancer has gone to her boyfriend for design advice with the activewear line, either. Lanae Brody,, 16 June 2022 Designed to feel soft and lightweight, this stretchy activewear is trendy and functional. Karla Pope, Woman's Day, 24 May 2022 Prices range from $40 to $175 for the remixed activewear; sneakers are set at $170. Halie Lesavage, Harper's BAZAAR, 28 June 2022 American Eagle is a jeans and apparel brand with clothing and accessories, while Aerie provides intimates, apparel, activewear and swimwear. William Thornton |, al, 21 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of activewear

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for activewear

active entry 1 + -wear (as in sportswear, underwear)

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The first known use of activewear was in 1924

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4 Aug 2022

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“Activewear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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