hard-wearing

adjective

British
: lasting for a long time : durable
hard-wearing boots

Examples of hard-wearing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With its 4:30 date window, multiple strap options, and hard-wearing, stainless steel construction, the Defy Skyline Chronograph, despite its good looks, is a serious sports/tool watch. Allen Farmelo, Robb Report, 9 Apr. 2024 This is not a one-season product; it's made from a durable and hard-wearing zinc that'll last you a long time. Kat De Naoum, Better Homes & Gardens, 11 Mar. 2024 This hard-wearing style was born in the ‘70s at Dr. Martens, marrying the durability of blue collar work boots with the style of white collar work shoes. Olivia Muenter, Peoplemag, 29 Feb. 2024 Your new suburban rental has granite kitchen countertops, built to withstand even the most hard-wearing tenant. Carol Ryan, WSJ, 3 Jan. 2024 The upper is made of hard-wearing full-grain leather. Bob Beacham, Field & Stream, 25 Oct. 2023 Find it on Amazon Space-Saving Stove Cover For Extra Counter Space The Noodle Board Stove Cover with Handle offers extra workspace during meal prep, protects the stovetop, and is made of durable Acacia wood, known for its hard-wearing properties. Poppy Morgan, Rolling Stone, 3 Oct. 2023 The soles have stayed bouncy, the stitching doesn't fail, and the leather is hard-wearing. Nicola Fumo, Peoplemag, 11 Sep. 2023 It would be constructed, with the help of architecture firm Shubin Donaldson, from hard-wearing materials, most notably fire-resistant standing seam metal cladding on the exterior. Tessa Watson, ELLE Decor, 14 Aug. 2023

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“Hard-wearing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard-wearing. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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