Definition of hardwearing in English:


Syllabification: hard·wear·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈhärdˌwe(ə)riNG


  • Able to stand much wear: casual loafer shoe with hardwearing sole and heel
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    • Bestsellers all feature ‘active air’ high-tech soles made of hard-wearing compounds honeycombed variously with tubes, channels and air sacs to cushion the wearer's feet.
    • If it is L-shaped and modular it is likely to be a contemporary design, which suits neutral, hard-wearing fabrics and looks fabulous in leather - any colour except black - or even a decadent acid velvet.
    • But sleepy-heads hoping to grab a quick nap will be disappointed as there are no duvets on these beds which are instead covered with a hard-wearing plastic fabric.

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