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Definition of "outwear" []

  • To last longer than; outlast: durable clothing that outwears other brands. (verb-transitive)
  • To get over (something) by the passage of time; outgrow: "He . . . may outwear those unattractive qualities of character” ( Westminster Gazette). (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "outwear" in a sentence
  • "In keeping with that theme, his outwear is a durable nylon-cotton blend "to withstand the harsh environment we've created.""
  • "Super-insulated outwear for sitting in treestands - toasty until the cold wind blew through."
  • "The Tiffany Lawrence line is an exclusive outwear -- primarily coats."