Definition of overwear in English:

overwear

Line breaks: over|wear
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəwɛː/

noun

[mass noun]
  • Outer clothing: fashion-lovers take as much care of their underwear as they do of their overwear
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    • Just as you need very warm clothing to venture out on a snowmobile, to sleep in the hotel - on a bed made of ice, covered in reindeer skin - you will need to don Michelin-man sized quilted overwear: a kind of thermal sleeping bag.
    • Picture a 4' wide band of elastic with one or more gun pouches, worn ‘over the underwear but under the overwear.’

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