Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.


Clothes designed to be worn while playing a sport, exercising, or engaging in an outdoor activity.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(ˈspɔrtsˌwɛər, ˈspoʊrts-)

1. clothing designed for recreational wear.
2. clothing orig. designed for daytime or leisure activity but later adapted for more formal occasions.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.


, active wear
n (= sports clothes)Activewear f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
References in periodicals archive ?
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 27, 2017-Gildan Activewear announces launch of Automatic Share Purchase Plan
Taking a cue from the year's hottest trend - Athleisure, Yepme launches stylish Activewear collection SS 2016 called 'PlayCool'.
7 December 2015 - US-based imprintable sportswear and accessories distributor Alphabroder has acquired US-based imprintable activewear firm Bodek and Rhodes, the company said.
IF YOU need gym kit but your bank balance is still low after an end-of-year overspend, head to Matalan - where the Papaya Activewear collection has launched.
Perry Ellis International is licensing its Perry Ellis and Original Penguin labels to Parigi Group for boys' and girls' sportswear, activewear, and swimwear in sizes newborn to 20.
Cobblestones Activewear 7095 West 3500 South Salt Lake City, UT 84128 Tel: 800/592-7195 Athletic Apparel
The Sports Authority, which leased 40,000 square feet of space at Sunrise Promenade for its second store in Long Island, offers one-stop shopping for sporting goods consumers with over 25,000 pieces of activewear, name brand footwear, exercise equipment, bicycles and equipment for virtually every sport in each of its stores.
The company's updated guidance reflects better than anticipated performance in the second quarter and higher projected activewear sales, to be partly offset by lower projected sock sales and higher manufacturing and supply chain costs than previously anticipated.
Sandusky, OH, July 15, 2015 --( Power Activewear is beginning its first joint venture with Clyde Health and Fitness.
Gildan Activewear Inc., North America's biggest T-shirt maker, will close five plants in Canada, the US and Mexico and cut 1,830 jobs to move production to lower-cost factories in the Dominican Republic and Central America, reports Bloomberg (March 28, 2007).