sweat suit


Definition of sweat suit

: a suit worn usually for exercise that consists of a sweatshirt and sweatpants

Examples of sweat suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dressed in what resembled a cheetah print sweat suit and his signature bucket hat, the soulful artist often went back and forth between playing the drums and hamming it up in front of the stage. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "4xFAR Festival: Anderson .Paak Pays Tribute to Mac Miller, Mark Ronson Closes Out the Weekend With a Bang," 21 Jan. 2020 Juicy Couture enjoyed an early-two-thousands heyday selling very expensive velour women’s sweat suits. Amos Barshad, The New Yorker, "The Meaning of Tracksuits," 18 Sep. 2019 These days, Carroll wouldn’t be caught dead — or at least on camera — in a sweat suit. Jeff Mcdonald, ExpressNews.com, "As Spurs look for defensive makeover, DeMarre Carroll sits in style," 21 Nov. 2019 He was described as a man wearing a green and white sweat suit. Julian Gill, Houston Chronicle, "Harris County constable deputy shot while working extra job in north Houston," 16 Oct. 2019 Before flying out, Jenner and friends all sported matching baby pink sweat suits. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "Summer Vacation Never Looked Hotter Than Kylie Jenner in Turks and Caicos," 15 July 2019 Next was her 3-year-old daughter, dressed in a pink sweat suit, pushed through to the California side on her back and feet first by a man who stayed in Mexico. Marko Alvarez, The Seattle Times, "Border patrol: More families cross illegally to San Diego," 4 Dec. 2018 Officers also searched two trash bins outside Herrin’s apartment and found a sweat suit and a pair of sneakers inside a Fred Meyer bag, say the charges. Sara Jean Green, The Seattle Times, "‘I’m literally so scared for my life’: Woman killed in Kent park feared boyfriend, police say," 25 June 2018 The American Airlines statement comes after a viral Facebook post claiming to be a story from a flight attendant who witnessed a group of children, all dressed in gray sweat suits, on a red-eye flight from Phoenix to Miami. Rachel Leingang, azcentral, "Airlines ask government not to use flights to separate immigrant children from families," 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of sweat suit

1930, in the meaning defined above

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8 Feb 2020

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“Sweat suit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweat%20suit. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of sweat suit

US : clothing that consists of a matching sweatshirt and sweatpants

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