Definition of wearable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɛːrəb(ə)l/


1(Especially of clothing) easy to wear; suitable for wearing: the simple tailoring make this a stylish and infinitely wearable collection wearable pieces of jewellery
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  • ‘These are very wearable clothes,’ concurs Shivani, the woman designer behind the new ensemble.
  • At least the trousers are a bit more wearable than the current ones, and I guess the pale mauve 3/4 sleeve shirt is an improvement on the ugly maroon with white flowers I wear at the moment.
  • Every year, the most successful ideas are invariably the ones that produce smart, affordable and wearable garments that enhance the personality of the wearer without compromising on looks.
1.1Denoting or relating to a computer or other electronic device that is small or light enough to be worn or carried on one’s body: a wearable computer could monitor your heart rate and other bodily functions
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  • A 16-year-old student from Wales is looking for funding to develop a wearable mouse device.
  • They are a by-product of the first university-sponsored conference on wearable computers.
  • From Boeing, we have a Combat Management System, intended to fit a fully configurable, wearable PC into a soldier's clothing.


(usually wearables) chiefly North American
An item that can be worn: one of the industry’s leading manufacturers of fashion-forward wearables the latest wearables are more durable and more mobile than laptop computers.
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  • We even saw retail moving toward the higher-end, more expensive "fluffy" embroidered wearable.
  • Bags need fabric and color, just like a conventional wearable.
  • The wearable replaces the manual clipboard-and-pen approach of years ago, as well as the more recent approach of carrying a laptop computer, speaking into a microphone attached to that computer, and handling a camera.



Pronunciation: /wɛːrəˈbɪlɪti/
Example sentences
  • This latest helmet, while remaining traditional in its appearance and symbolic to the British Police Service, will offer better protection, wearability and comfort for officers.
  • And though art may inspire her, Morales seems more concerned with wearability and timeliness than flights of fashion fancy.
  • The graduates are now hoping to land jobs with designer or High Street companies after their range of cutting-edge clothing won praise for its creativity and wearability.

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