Definition of sweater in English:

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sweater

Pronunciation: /ˈswɛtə/

noun

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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with sweater

abetter, begetter, better, bettor, biretta, bruschetta, carburettor (US carburetor), debtor, feta, fetter, forgetter, getter, go-getter, Greta, Henrietta, letter, Loretta, mantelletta, operetta, petter, Quetta, setter, sinfonietta, upsetter, Valletta, vendetta, whetter
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