ski·​wear | \ ˈskē-ˌwer How to pronounce skiwear (audio) \

Definition of skiwear

: clothing suitable for wear while skiing

Examples of skiwear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ms. Khanh later moved into knitwear, skiwear and lingerie, sold under her own label. William Grimes, New York Times, "Emmanuelle Khanh, Who Reinvigorated French Fashion, Dies at 79," 28 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of skiwear

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Skiwear.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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