playwear

noun
play·​wear | \ ˈplā-ˌwer How to pronounce playwear (audio) \

Definition of playwear

: informal children's clothing designed to be worn for play

First Known Use of playwear

1883, in the meaning defined above

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playward

playwear

play with

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“Playwear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/playwear. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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