sweat suit


noun

a set of garments consisting of sweatpants and a sweatshirt.

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Origin of sweat suit

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for sweat suit

sweat suit

noun

a suit worn by athletes for training comprising knitted cotton trousers fitting closely at the ankle and a light cotton sweater
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