Definition of sweater in English:


Syllabification: sweat·er
Pronunciation: /ˈswedər


1A knitted garment typically with long sleeves, worn over the upper body.
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.

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