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wearable

adjective wear·able \ ˈwer-ə-bəl \
|Updated on: 15 Aug 2018

Definition of wearable

: capable of being worn : suitable to be worn
  • wearable art
  • a wearable fitness tracker
  • These were clothes that were fun to look at, and even more fun to wear. They were costumey, but at the same time curiously wearable
  • —Carrie Donovan

wearability

play \ˌwer-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of wearable in a Sentence

  1. high-fashion clothes that are not really wearable

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First Known Use of wearable

1590

in the meaning defined above

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wearable

noun

Definition of wearable

: something (such as a garment or a device) that can be worn usually used in plural
  • summer wearables
  • Consumer wearables … have the potential to move from tracking simple metrics like steps and heart rates to providing actionable health information.
  • —Rinku Patel

Recent Examples of wearable from the Web

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First Known Use of wearable

1711

in the meaning defined above

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WEARABLE Defined for English Language Learners

wearable

Definition of wearable for English Language Learners

  • : capable of being worn : suitable to wear



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