activewear

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

Definition of activewear

Examples of activewear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The two have come together to sell a new and must-have activewear line. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 25 May 2021 While there may be a wide selection of celebrities currently touting a new activewear line, Halle Berry is letting it be known that her new capsule with Sweaty Betty is far from a post-pandemic whim. Shelby Ying Hyde, Harper's BAZAAR, 19 May 2021 The exercise bike retailer, which skyrocketed in popularity amid the COVID-19 pandemic as people rushed to upgrade their home workouts, has teamed up with the beloved activewear brand to create a new line of apparel. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, 25 Mar. 2021 Its new activewear line, which generally costs less than competing brands, recently reached $1 billion in annual sales. Marc Bain, Quartz, 22 Feb. 2021 Onzie: The activewear brand is offering 25% off site-wide with code MEMORIAL. Kelsey Mulvey, Forbes, 29 May 2021 These two worlds come together in the actress’s newest collaboration with activewear label Sweaty Betty and her wellness brand Re-Spin, which launches tomorrow. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 17 May 2021 Cullum found another silver lining from the pandemic: Once-trendy activewear is now a norm. Jenny Rudolph, Dallas News, 28 Apr. 2021 While this light blue, long-sleeve top is technically activewear, a few customers called it the perfect base layer. Lauren Caruso, CNN Underscored, 16 Oct. 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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17 Jun 2021

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“Activewear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/activewear. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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