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wearing

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adjective wear·ing \ˈwer-iŋ\

Definition of wearing

  1. :  intended for wear wearing apparel

First Known Use of wearing

15th century


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wearing

adjective wear·ing

Definition of wearing

  1. :  subjecting to or inflicting wear; especially :  causing fatigue a wearing journey

wearingly

play \ˈwer-iŋ-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of wearing

1811



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