Definition of sweater in English:

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sweater

Pronunciation: /ˈswedər/

noun

1A knitted garment typically with long sleeves, worn over the upper body.
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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Syllabification: sweat·er

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