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 The second being Mitty’s two leading scorers wearing sweat suits instead of the Monarchs’ white Nike home jerseys. Nathan Canilao, The Mercury News, 14 Feb. 2024 Gone is the ultra casual look -- sweat suits and blue jeans -- until further notice. Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 31 Jan. 2024 The jumpsuits that Howard wore for years can be seen as an homage to Elliott who for years wore one-pieces and sweat suits. Robyn Mowatt, Essence, 31 Jan. 2024 Both boys wore head to two black-and-yellow sweat suits, paired with sneakers in the same print to match. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 13 Sep. 2023 It's called a sweat suit but you're not actually supposed to sweat in it. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 12 July 2023 Alexander Wang: The designer relaunched his menswear line during his pre-New York Fashion Week show which featured baggy sweat suits and loose silhouettes inspired by '90s streetwear. Morgan Hines, USA TODAY, 23 Feb. 2023 The boy was wearing a sweat suit and sneakers. Kevin Grasha, The Enquirer, 12 Sep. 2022 One of her more famous outfits, an oft-Instagrammed look referenced in the final scenes of Spencer, features Diana in a sweat suit set, tucking the sweatpants into a pair of tall boots, topping it with a dressy blazer and accessorizing with a jaunty baseball cap. Cady Lang, Time, 5 Nov. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sweat suit was in 1930

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“Sweat suit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweat%20suit. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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