Definition of hard-wearing in English:

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hard-wearing

Pronunciation: /ˌhɑːdˈwɛːrɪŋ/

adjective

Able to stand much wear: a hard-wearing fabric
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
durable, strong, tough, resilient, lasting, solid, stout, rugged, long-lasting, made to last, well made, wear-resistant, heavy-duty, strongly made

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