un·​wear·​able | \ ˌən-ˈwer-ə-bəl How to pronounce unwearable (audio) \

Definition of unwearable

: unable or unsuitable to be worn : not wearable … this one simple repair can restore an unwearable garment to all its former glory.— Lindsley Cameron … clothes that are conceptually brilliant—but, alas, completely unwearable.Vogue

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Almost always, that merchandise is corny and unwearable. Yang-yi Goh, GQ, "The Best Part of the World Cup Might Be the Menswear," 15 June 2018 Its mixture of materials (suede, carbon fiber, neoprene) feels super futuristic, but not in an unwearable way. Liz Raiss, GQ, "Alexander Wang and Adidas Are Back from the Future," 14 May 2018 Ninety-nine percent of fashion week trends fall into camp unwearable, but the look at Tibi was different. Rachel Nussbaum, Glamour, "Call Me Crazy, But I Can't Stop Wearing Brown Blush," 23 Apr. 2018 Highly unwearable and entirely unaffordable, but a BFD. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "The Best and Craziest Pre-Game Fits of the 2017-18 NBA Season (So Far)," 17 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of unwearable

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unwearable was circa 1775

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