Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Garments suitable for recreational activities.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Clothes designed for children to wear while playing.

Etymologies

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play +‎ -wear

Examples

  • Cynthia Rowley, a designer who has introduced home furnishings at discounter Target Corp., has just launched a baby-products collection at Babies "R" Us. Prices for infant playwear begin at $7.99 and top out at 29.99.

    High-End Kids Clothes Languish

  • * With thanks to the Junipers for iconographic playwear.

    Weekend Reality Check | Her Bad Mother

  • Only now Brecht Olsthoorn has put her crayons away, she has 3 beautiful children of her own, and her ranges of clothing, bedding and playwear are loved by families in almost 30 countries around the world.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • *With thanks to the Junipers for iconographic playwear. posted by Her Bad Mother @ Saturday, August 19, 2006

    Weekend Reality Check

  • *With thanks to the Junipers for iconographic playwear. posted by Her Bad Mother @ Saturday, August 19, 2006

    Archive 2006-08-13

  • Chief executive Maurice Prendergast said the playwear end of the childrenswear market - which the company has not catered for in the past - accounted for more than 70% of the $3 billion per year Australasian industry.

    National Business Review (NBR) New Zealand

  • Pumpkin Patch is targeting a previously untapped sector of the childrenswear market for growth with the clothing retailer planning to launch a new playwear brand in stand-alone stores across Australasia this year.

    National Business Review (NBR) New Zealand

  • Pumpkin Patch is targeting a previously untapped sector of the childrenswear market for growth with the clothing retailer planning to launch a new playwear brand in stand-alone stores across Australasia this year.

    National Business Review (NBR) New Zealand

  • The store offers a range of clothing styles and sizes, from newborn to 6X/7, from playwear to party dresses, to heirloom-quality christening gowns.

    News for InsideNova.com

  • Chief executive Maurice Prendergast said the playwear end of the childrenswear market - which the company has not catered for in the past - accounted for more than 70% of the $3 billion per year Australasian industry.

    National Business Review (NBR) New Zealand

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