outwear

verb out·wear \ ˌau̇t-ˈwer \

Definition of outwear

outwore play \ˌau̇t-ˈwȯr\; outworn play \ˌau̇t-ˈwȯrn\; outwearing
2 : to last longer than
  • a fabric that outwears others

Examples of outwear in a Sentence

  1. these running shoes have outworn any others that I have ever bought

  2. a daily grind that would outwear anybody

First Known Use of outwear

1542

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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