over·​wear ˌō-vər-ˈwer How to pronounce overwear (audio)
overwore ˌō-vər-ˈwȯr How to pronounce overwear (audio) ; overworn ˌō-vər-ˈwȯrn How to pronounce overwear (audio) ; overwearing

Examples of overwear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This classic belt is so stylish that dad will likely overwear it. Mark Stock, Men's Health, 3 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overwear was in the 15th century

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“Overwear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overwear. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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