lounge·​wear | \ ˈlau̇nj-ˌwer How to pronounce loungewear (audio) \

Definition of loungewear

: informal clothing usually designed to be worn at home

Examples of loungewear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For a more casual wardrobe refresh, there are a slew of deals on customer-favorite loungewear like this pair of these Wayf terry joggers on sale for as little as $13. Isabel Garcia, PEOPLE.com, 29 Nov. 2021 TikTok has naturally caught onto Abercrombie's recent rebrand, with clothing hauls of its size-inclusive rebrand loungewear, vintage jeans, and going-out dresses gaining hundreds of millions of views on the daily. Jake Smith, Glamour, 15 Apr. 2022 The #Abercrombie hashtag has over 250 million views on the app right now with TikTok influencers compiling try-on hauls featuring its Curly Love denim line, figure-hugging dresses, and best-selling loungewear. Andrea Navarro, Glamour, 5 Apr. 2022 Naturally, Kondi has since expanded her offerings from covetable loungewear to edgy homeware and plans to curate collections exclusive to her LES store. Eliseé Browchuk, Vogue, 17 Mar. 2022 James and her business partners Nicole & John Kelly have since grown the line globally and have expanded their range in offerings from comfy PJ sets, soft robes and cozy loungewear. Yola Robert, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2022 The list is the largest it's ever been, featuring 110 items that officially have Oprah's stamp of approval, from cozy loungewear to kitchen essentials. Christina Butan, PEOPLE.com, 2 Nov. 2021 But allow Katie Holmes to show that wearing your favorite loungewear can still make for a stylish end result, provided you’re wearing your best silky set. Christian Allair, Vogue, 7 July 2021 For us, de-stressing usually involves some lovely loungewear, a soothing scented candle, our favorite heated shoulder massager, and a good book (or, depending on your preferences, Kindle). Sara Coughlin, SELF, 29 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of loungewear

circa 1957, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of loungewear was circa 1957

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20 May 2022

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“Loungewear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loungewear. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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