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Clothes designed to be worn while playing a sport, exercising, or engaging in an outdoor activity.


(ˈspɔrtsˌwɛər, ˈspoʊrts-)

1. clothing designed for recreational wear.
2. clothing orig. designed for daytime or leisure activity but later adapted for more formal occasions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.activewear - attire worn for sport or for casual wearactivewear - attire worn for sport or for casual wear
attire, garb, dress - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
gym suit - clothes prescribed for wear while participating in gymnastic exercise
running suit - a matching jacket and pants worn by joggers and made of fabric that absorbs perspiration


, active wear
n (= sports clothes)Activewear f
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