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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  • In the 1930s, the hooded sweatshirt was popularized by activewear brand Champion, Mr. Cole said.

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  • Sales of "activewear" to girls ages 13 to 17, including sweatpants and sweatshirts but not pajama pants, rose 21% last year over the prior year—much faster than the 7.8% rise of apparel sales overall to that shopper segment, according market-research firm NPD Group.

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  • Maintaining buy ratings last year on lululemon athletica Inc., a maker of yoga-inspired activewear, and Deckers Outdoor Corp., the maker of Ugg footwear, helped catapult Mr. Tubin to the top of this category.

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  • This evergreen activewear label is more than just a fashion phoenix reinventing itself during tough economic times, but also an innovator of sustainable fashion pieces that perform well technically and look street smart, too.

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  • NBC's reality competition show "The Biggest Loser" is branching out into the activewear market with a new line of workout gear designed by Australian designer Bruno Schiavi

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