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
British Dictionary definitions for sweater
- 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
Word Origin and History for sweater
"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).