sweat·​er·​dress ˈswe-tər-ˌdres How to pronounce sweaterdress (audio)
: a knitted or crocheted dress

Examples of sweaterdress in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While you may be stocked on festive LBDs, the little black sweaterdress is another wardrobe staple. Laura Lajiness, Vogue, 22 Oct. 2021 Like the other cardigan in your closet, a sweaterdress in the classic silhouette packs a lot of punch. Laura Lajiness, Vogue, 22 Oct. 2021 This ribbed sweaterdress that, frankly, doesn’t make any sense given the heat on the East coast right now. Elizabeth Loga, Glamour, 2 Aug. 2021 A day earlier Rihanna demoed the leg-baring trend while wearing a Fenty sweaterdress equipped with a high slit. Alexis Bennett, Vogue, 20 Feb. 2021 Hadid, who turns 22 today, was seen out in Manhattan yesterday in an autumn-friendly orange knit sweaterdress. Madeline Fass, Vogue, 9 Oct. 2018 Lead image: Moschino Couture sweaterdress; Markus Lupfer x Linda Farrow sunglasses; Falke tights; Giuseppe Zanotti booties; Hair: Harry Josh for Harry Josh Pro Tools; Makeup: Joey Maalouf for ISH.co. Harper's BAZAAR, 17 May 2017 Lead image: Moschino Couture sweaterdress Harper's BAZAAR, 17 May 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sweaterdress was in 1952

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“Sweaterdress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweaterdress. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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