sweats

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sweats

  1. plural of sweat

Noun[edit]

sweats pl (plural only)

  1. (informal) A sweatsuit.
  2. (informal) Any illness causing copious perspiration.
    I have a bad case of the sweats. Do you think it's the flu?
  3. (informal) Nervousness.
    • 1989 March 30, “Racism Becoming Expensive Hobby”, in Tri City Herald, Pasco, WA:
      Any law-abiding person gets stomach butterflies when pulled over for running a yellow light And going to traffic court can bring on a case of the sweats.

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sweats

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sweat

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sweats m

  1. plural of sweat