wearing

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

wearing (comparative more wearing, superlative most wearing)

  1. intended to be worn
    • Clothes used to be called wearing apparel
  2. causing tiredness
  3. causing erosion

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Noun[edit]

wearing (plural wearings)

  1. The mechanical process of eroding or grinding.
  2. The act by which something is worn.
    formal crown-wearings
  3. That which is worn; clothes; garments.
    • Shakespeare
      Give me my nightly wearing and adieu.

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Verb[edit]

wearing

  1. Present participle of wear.

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