Definition of riot gear in English:
Protective clothing and equipment worn by police or prison officers in situations of crowd violence.
- Behind me the door crashed open and a police officer in full riot gear came through waving a shotgun, I'd already recognised her from her voice, I put my hands behind my head and stood there.
- More than 1,000 students clashed with police in riot gear, blocking the President's access to the site and forcing him to pull around to a back gate.
- Just as I was deciding to get out and walk, the protestors upped and left for another intersection, pursued - we saw minutes later - by dozens of police in riot gear.
Definition of riot gear in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan