ac·​tive·​wear | \ ˈak-tiv-ˌwer How to pronounce activewear (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Everlane’s first activewear launch came in the form of this superthin legging made from 58% recycled nylon. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "The comfiest leggings you can essentially live in," 25 June 2020 Hundreds of Amazon shoppers can't stop buying these yoga leggings from Aurique, one of the retailer's in-house activewear brands. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "The 12 best activewear and athleisure deals from Amazon’s Big Style Sale: Adidas, Under Armour, and more," 23 June 2020 Each day, check out new savings for clothing, activewear, jewelry, watches, handbags, shoes and accessories for the entire family. NBC News, "Amazon Big Style Sale 2020: Best deals on clothes, shoes and more," 22 June 2020 Along with offering deals on activewear and accessories, Amazon is offering up to 30% off on Skechers shoes. Braelyn Wood,, "Skechers’ On-The-Go Sandals Are a Favorite of Teachers, Tourists, and Plantar Fasciitis Sufferers," 22 June 2020 Tommy Bahama has swimwear as well as sportswear, activewear, denim, footwear and home furnishings. oregonlive, "This summer’s must-buy swimwear is here and everyone’s having sales," 17 June 2020 The activewear maker known for pricey yoga pants said 295 of its roughly 490 stores around the world have now reopened. Sharon Terlep, WSJ, "Lululemon Posts Sharp Drop in Sales," 11 June 2020 Carbon38: On-sale activewear is an additional 40% off with promo code BYBYE through December 31. Chelsea Stone, CNN Underscored, "All the best after-Christmas sales to shop before the new year starts," 27 Dec. 2019 Trevor Fleming, an art director at luxury activewear brand Lululemon, was fired this week after posting the link to a racist T-shirt on his Instagram page. Eliza Huber,, "Lululemon Faces Backlash Following An Employee’s Racist Behavior Online," 23 Apr. 2020

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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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28 Jun 2020

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“Activewear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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