Definition of sportswear
: clothing suitable for recreation; broadly : clothing designed for casual or informal wear
Recent Examples of sportswear from the Web
Michael Kors, the name brand of the American sportswear fashion designer, is only the latest retail brand to announce plans to trim its footprint as increased online shopping results in flagging brick-and-mortar sales.
Matt Powell, a sportswear analyst at market researcher The NPD Group, is skeptical.
Now the two of them are making T-shirts, sweaters, and other sportswear from organic cotton – and selling them not at the local food co-op but at ritzy boutiques in the US and Japan.
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First Known Use of sportswear
SPORTSWEAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sportswear for English Language Learners
: clothes that people wear for playing sports
: comfortable clothes that people wear for informal activities
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