- sweat sock,
- sweat suit,
- sweater girl,
- sweating sickness,
- sweating system
Origin of sweater
Examples from the Web for sweater
I settle for a sweater and jacket and throw a tie in my briefcase just in case it turns out to be the prom.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They'd give you a stick and your socks and a sweater, and the name and number of a Detroit player.
I hadn't heard "Undone (The Sweater Song)" yet; in fact, I'd never even heard of Weezer.Remembering Weezer’s ‘The Blue Album,’ A Garage Rock Classic, on Its 20th Anniversary|Andrew Romano|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A pudgy, bald man in a suit and sweater ensemble stands in an opening between two of the newly erected walls.
FLOTUS opted for a conservative emerald dress and sweater set designed by French designer Azzedine Alaïa.Michelle Obama Wears Alaia to State of the Union; Kenyan Artisans Star in Karen Walker Campaign|The Fashion Beast Team|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sweater and the sunshine had brought a faint tinge of wild-rose color to the transparency of her skin.Penny of Top Hill Trail|Belle Kanaris Maniates
He served his country during the war by knitting a sweater and a "helmet" for a poet he knew in the army in France.Turns about Town|Robert Cortes Holliday
When the whistle blew, Frank, after a few hurried words with the coach, tore off his sweater and ran out to the field.Polly's Senior Year at Boarding School|Dorothy Whitehill
Often the sweater will give them at first only their food and lodgings, such as it is.The Alien Invasion|William Henry Wilkins
"Here, leave your sweater," shouted Tompkins, who had repeated the summons.Stover at Yale|Owen Johnson
- a garment made of knitted or crocheted material covering the upper part of the body, esp a heavy one worn for warmth
- (as modifier)a sweater dress
"woolen vest or jersey, originally worn in rowing," 1882, from earlier sweaters "clothing worn to produce sweating and reduce weight" (1828), from sweat (v.). As a fashion garment, attested from 1925. Sweater girl is attested from 1940; Lana Turner (1920-1995) was the first, from her appearance in the film "They Won't Forget" (1937).