Definition of sweater in English:


Line breaks: sweat¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈswɛtə


  • 1A knitted garment worn on the upper body, typically with long sleeves, put on over the head: a close-knit wool sweater for icy weather
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    • The new procedures call for the removal of all outer garments, including sweaters and sweatshirts.
    • Woolen sweaters, cardigans, mittens, and socks were knitted with elaborate patterns.
    • While gray suits are still all the rage, gray knits, shirts and sweaters are no longer as trendy.
  • 2 dated An employer who works employees hard in poor conditions for low pay.

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