ready-to-wear

adjective

Definition of ready-to-wear

1 of clothing : ready-made
2 : dealing in ready-made clothes ready-to-wear stores

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ready-to-wear noun

First Known Use of ready-to-wear

1895, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of ready-to-wear was in 1895

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“Ready-to-wear.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ready-to-wear. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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ready-to-wear

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of ready-to-wear

: made in a standard size and not made for a particular person

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