from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Sportswear.

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  • n. casual clothing that is comfortable to wear when exercising or partaking in sport; sportswear

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. attire worn for sport or for casual wear


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