sportswear
noun Date: 1912 clothing suitable for recreation; broadly clothing designed for casual or informal wear

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sportswear — (or Active attire) is clothing, including footwear, worn for sport or exercise. Typical sport specific garments include shorts, tracksuits, T shirts, polo shirts and trainers. Specialised garments include wet suits and salopettes. It also… …   Wikipedia

  • Sportswear — Sportswear,derod.das:⇨Freizeitkleidung …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • sportswear — /ˈspɔrtswer, ingl. ˈspɔːtsˌwɛə(r)/ [vc. ingl., propr. «abiti (wear) sportivi (sports)»] s. m. inv. abbigliamento sportivo CFR. casual …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • sportswear — (izg. spȍrtsvēr) m DEFINICIJA žarg. sportska odjeća, v. sportski ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • sportswear — ► NOUN ▪ clothes worn for sport or for casual outdoor use …   English terms dictionary

  • sportswear — [spôrts′wer΄] n. clothes designed for wear while engaging in sports or on informal occasions …   English World dictionary

  • sportswear — sportwear [ spɔrtwɛr ] ou sportswear [ spɔrtswɛr ] n. m. • 1962; angl. amér. sportswear, de sport(s) « sport » et wear « vêtements » ♦ Anglic. Ensemble des vêtements de sport réunissant les qualités de confort, de commodité et d élégance. Adj.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sportswear —    Having its roots in attire specific to English hunting sports during the mid nineteenth century, it soon became fashionable to wear garments associated with leisure time sports such as golf, tennis, ice skating, polo, horseback riding,… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Sportswear — Vêtement de sport Les vêtements de sport constituent l ensemble des vêtements portés pour pratiquer du sport. Sommaire 1 Généralités 2 Exemples 3 Notes et références 4 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sportswear —    An interesting commercial phenomenon of recent years is the way in which clothing apparel has copied sportswear. Hitherto, the wearing of tracksuits or jogging suits was confined to those practising sports. However partly because of the higher …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Sportswear — Sports|wear 〈[spɔ:tswɛ:(r)] Pl.〉 legere, sportliche Kleidung, Sportkleidung [engl.] * * * Sports|wear [ spɔ:t̮swɛ:ɐ̯ ], die; [engl. sports wear, aus: sports (Pl.) = Sport u. wear = Kleidung] (Mode): sportliche Tageskleidung, Freizeitkleidung. * * …   Universal-Lexikon

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