knit·​wear ˈnit-ˌwer How to pronounce knitwear (audio)
: knitted clothing

Examples of knitwear in a Sentence

a few pieces of knitwear
Recent Examples on the Web Missoni Mare Fans of Missoni’s colorful knitwear will also appreciate its playful swimsuits. Alexis Bennett Parker, Vogue, 3 July 2024 According to People, Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce kept the party going after the show, celebrating at London’s Chiltern Firehouse until 4 a.m. in coordinated knitwear. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 24 June 2024 Come for the chap-like fisherman boots—with that classic Anderson touch of kink—and stay for some of his best men’s knitwear. José Criales-Unzueta, Vogue, 22 June 2024 O'Neill Kelsey Stripe Open Stitch Cover-up Tank Everyone's been sporting stylish knitwear pieces all over Los Angeles, and this striped tank top is an effortless way to embrace the trend (without dropping a ton of cash). Emily Belfiore, Travel + Leisure, 10 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for knitwear 

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of knitwear was in 1926

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“Knitwear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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knit·​wear ˈnit-ˌwa(ə)r How to pronounce knitwear (audio)
: knitted clothing
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