sweat·​er·​dress | \ ˈswe-tər-ˌdres How to pronounce sweaterdress (audio) \

Definition of sweaterdress

: a knitted or crocheted dress

Examples of sweaterdress in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hadid, who turns 22 today, was seen out in Manhattan yesterday in an autumn-friendly orange knit sweaterdress. Madeline Fass, Vogue, "Bella Hadid Brings Back This Cozy Street Style Favorite for Fall," 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, "Solid Goldie: Goldie Hawn Is Back and Better Than Ever," 17 May 2017 Lead image: Moschino Couture sweaterdress Harper's BAZAAR, "Solid Goldie: Goldie Hawn Is Back and Better Than Ever," 17 May 2017

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First Known Use of sweaterdress

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Sweaterdress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweaterdress. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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