sportswear

[spawrts-wair, spohrts-]

noun

clothing designed for wear while playing golf or tennis, hiking, bicycling, jogging, etc.; activewear.
men's or women's clothing consisting of separate pieces, as jackets, trousers, sweaters, skirts, and shirts, that are casually styled and can be worn singly or in various combinations for business and informal activity.

Nearby words

  1. sportsman,
  2. sportsmanly,
  3. sportsmanship,
  4. sportsperson,
  5. sportster,
  6. sportswoman,
  7. sportswriter,
  8. sporty,
  9. sporular,
  10. sporulate

Origin of sportswear

First recorded in 1910–15; sports + wear

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British Dictionary definitions for sportswear

sportswear

noun

clothes worn for sport or outdoor leisure wear
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