wear well


: to remain in good condition after being used
The floor wears well even in high traffic areas.
informal + humorous : to look younger than one is
For 70, she's wearing well.

Examples of wear well in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Both are perfect to kick off spring, but to also wear well into the summertime, too. Stephanie Osmanski, Southern Living, 9 Mar. 2024 This striped turtleneck stands out as a stylish option to wear well into spring thanks to its lightweight mesh fabric that features a touch of spandex for comfort and flexibility. Andie Kanaras, Peoplemag, 4 Feb. 2024 Their pajamas are soft, wear well, and feature playful designs that kids will love. Jessica Booth, Parents, 14 Nov. 2023 That said, the 100% cotton pieces are soft, comfortable, and wear well. Jessica Booth, Parents, 14 Nov. 2023 Also, find out what kind of springs, webbing, or other construction is used to provide support for the cushions—if there isn’t much, the furniture likely won’t wear well for long. Kristina McGuirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Oct. 2023 And for those looking to welcome a reinvigorated of ‘20s after years of delay, Milan’s take on 1920s hair is ideal for wear well beyond costume season. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 25 Sep. 2023 The sophisticated look would wear well with some denim such as a long jean skirt as well as slacks. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 20 Sep. 2023 Many shoppers also like that the tanks wear well beyond the gym, pairing perfectly with their jeans and other casualwear. Dana Leigh Smith, Glamour, 15 Sep. 2023

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“Wear well.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wear%20well. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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