-wear

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English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-wear

  1. Used to form nouns denoting clothing worn by a particular sex (e.g. menswear) or age of person (e.g. kidswear)
    1. on a particular part of the body (e.g. neckwear)
    2. for a particular use (e.g. daywear)
    3. made in a particular way (eg, knitwear) or (redundantly) of a particular kind (eg, shoewear).

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Do not confuse -wear with -ware, which is used for collections of items and types of software.