outerwear
noun Date: 1883 1. clothing for outdoor wear 2. outer clothing as opposed to underwear

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • outerwear — n. clothing for use outdoors. Syn: overclothes. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Outerwear — is clothing worn outdoors. List of outerwear Jacket Coat Mittens Cloaks Hats Poncho Rain pants Trousers Scarves Gloves Categories: Clothing by functionClothing stubs …   Wikipedia

  • outerwear — [out′ər wer΄] n. outer garments worn over the usual clothing; specif., topcoats, raincoats, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Outerwear —    The outerwear category of clothing includes jackets, coats, wraps, capes, rainwear, and furs for men, women, and children. Although fur and leather is included in this category, they are each their own industries. Outerwear consists of jackets …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • outerwear — [[t]a͟ʊtə(r)weə(r)[/t]] N UNCOUNT Outerwear is clothing that is not worn underneath other clothing. The latest in sports bras are colorful tops designed as outerwear …   English dictionary

  • outerwear — /ow teuhr wair /, n. 1. garments, as raincoats or overcoats, worn over other clothing for warmth or protection outdoors; overclothes. 2. clothing, as dresses, sweaters, or suits, worn over undergarments. [1925 30; OUTER + WEAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • outerwear — noun outdoor clothing …   Wiktionary

  • outerwear — out|er|wear [ˈautəweə US tərwer] n [U] clothes such as coats that are worn over other clothes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • outerwear — out|er|wear [ autər,wer ] noun uncount clothes such as coats that you wear over other clothing, especially for outdoor activities …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • outerwear — n. clothing for outdoors; overclothes (as coats or jackets that are worn over other clothes) …   English contemporary dictionary

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