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[ fuh-teegz ]

plural noun

  1. a military uniform worn while performing manual labor or while in the field.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of fatigues1

First recorded in 1830–40

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Example Sentences

One of the dead was wearing combat fatigues and the other was in civilian clothes.

She hurried in the direction from which the soldier was fleeing and spied a man in combat fatigues.

The soldiers sleep on the floor in their full fatigues, boots laced up.

A Chinese man in military fatigues bursts into room after room along a narrow corridor.

Outside the courtroom, armed officers dressed in green fatigues and carrying binoculars scanned the immense parking lot.

When the crusading mania was at its height there were some Christian women who shared the fatigues and dangers of their husbands.

To this dangerous sleep David yielded, nevertheless, as the emotions and fatigues of the day had been very exhausting.

The road is long across the desert, and you seem too feeble to sustain the fatigues of such a journey.

He fatigues himself too much, but I can't help seeing he is obliged to do it.

Through incredible perils and fatigues, footsore and emaciated, you arrive at last in the States called Free.





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