rainwear

noun
rain·​wear | \ ˈrān-ˌwer How to pronounce rainwear (audio) \

Definition of rainwear

: waterproof or water-resistant clothing

called also rain gear

Examples of rainwear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The performance of Aquavent caught the eye of designers at Marmot, who partnered with Green Theme International to use the technology in its EVODry rainwear, part of the brand’s own push for more sustainable apparel. Mt Elliott, Outside Online, 16 July 2018 Such products include clothing, rainwear, furniture, outdoor equipment, tapes, and cosmetics. Kyle Bagenstose, USA TODAY, 7 Mar. 2022 Next, the blue waterproof pack (sleeping bags, tents, tarps) and Sandy's old purple backpack (hatchet, saw, rainwear, jackets, hats, gloves). The Week Staff, The Week, 5 Oct. 2018 And Ghetts arrived clad in padded rainwear and holding an umbrella, probably the one man not caught out by London’s sudden transformation from high summer to mid-fall, and his music was similarly prescient. Mark Sutherland, Variety, 9 Sep. 2021 No matter the location, Boscono recalls always having the label’s best-selling waterproof rainwear in her closet. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 9 June 2021 Leave it to Swedish rainwear outfitter Stutterheim to break the mold on the ubiquitous Chelsea boot design. Lindsey Olander, Condé Nast Traveler, 25 Aug. 2020 Mountain Hardwear has outdoor jackets, T-shirts, shorts, pants and rainwear. oregonlive, 14 June 2020 But the chemicals are also used in consumer products that include pizza boxes, non-stick cookware, rainwear, stain-resistant carpets, furniture and clothing. Gregory B. Hladky, courant.com, 14 Oct. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of rainwear

1913, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

11 Aug 2022

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“Rainwear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rainwear. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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