hardwearing

[ hahrd-wair-ing ]
/ ˈhɑrdˈwɛər ɪŋ /

adjective

resistant to extensive wear; durable: a pair of hardwearing jeans.

Nearby words

  1. hardwall,
  2. hardwar,
  3. hardware,
  4. hardware cloth,
  5. hardware platform,
  6. hardwick,
  7. hardwick hall,
  8. hardwick, elizabeth,
  9. hardwired,
  10. hardwiring

Origin of hardwearing

First recorded in 1905–10; hard + wearing

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British Dictionary definitions for hard-wearing

hard-wearing

adjective

resilient, durable, and tough
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