track·​suit | \ ˈtrak-ˌsüt How to pronounce tracksuit (audio) \

Definition of tracksuit

: a suit of clothing consisting usually of a jacket and pants that is often worn by athletes when working out

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Under the magenta lights of the Pink Flamingo, 20-somethings in tracksuits cling to each other, sucking on vapes and gushing about the evening’s drag show. Sarah Esther Maslin, 1843, "Rio is a riot in the early hours," 4 July 2019 My 10-year-old — a gangly preteen in Adidas tracksuit pants — has autism. Julie M. Green, Washington Post, "The day my autistic son wandered from school," 1 July 2019 Although fighters arrive in the arena clad in tracksuits that resemble American boxers, underneath are lucky charms prescribed by the increasingly influential marabouts. Christian Bobst, National Geographic, "A modern juggernaut with traditional roots: Inside Senegalese wrestling," 26 Mar. 2019 His Call Me By Your Name co-star Star Armie Hammer has adopted a sort of pseudo-softboy aesthetic all his own, officially announcing his retirement from tracksuits on Conan this week. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Calling All Softboys: There’s a Tender New Trend in Menswear," 29 Mar. 2018 Marking her first foray into athletic-wear, the first drop of Victoria Beckham x Reebok features sleek sports bras, tracksuits, and a turtleneck-esque sweatshirt that (sadly) sold out in less than 12 hours. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Victoria Beckham Was Her Own Muse for Her Reebok Collection," 24 Jan. 2019 The man of the hour, Drake, chose not one, but two looks for the evening, rocking both a Los Angeles basketball jersey over a T-shirt as well as a full navy blue tracksuit. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Drake Gave Chanel Bags as Favors at His Birthday Party," 26 Oct. 2018 There were lots of hypebeast-y sneakers, layers of chains, and can’t-miss-em tracksuits that were all very nice, expensive, and predictable. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Drake’s Million Dollar Outfit Is His Latest Fashion Milestone," 4 Apr. 2019 With leggings aplenty and dressed up essentials including a lace tracksuit, the offerings skew comfortable, a must for new mom Williams. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Serena Williams Brings Affordable Luxury to All Sizes With the Great Collection," 8 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of tracksuit

1922, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of tracksuit

: a pair of loose pants and a matching jacket that are worn especially during exercise

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