Definition of outerwear
1 : clothing for outdoor wear
2 : outer clothing as opposed to underwear
Recent Examples of outerwear from the Web
The high-end outerwear collection, which is made of Peruvian alpaca, exploded when Kate Middleton made an appearance in a Sentaler coat during her Royal Tour in Canada.
For me, at least, such a prompting typically results in an impromptu wrestling match between my 3-year-old daughter and her outerwear.
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First Known Use of outerwear
OUTERWEAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outerwear for English Language Learners
: clothes (such as sweaters, coats, or jackets) that you wear over other clothing especially for warmth when you are outside
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