Definitions

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  • n. Clothing designed to be worn at school.

Etymologies

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school +‎ -wear

Examples

  • We sell more schoolwear each year than any other retailer.

    Should I buy the cheapest school uniform?

  • According to Mintel, in 2010 the schoolwear market was worth £959m, forecast to rise 19 per cent to £1.1bn in the next five years.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • It's actually a trend that predates Gove's nostalgic hankerings - ever since the mid-1990s, our schoolwear has been changing slowly, almost imperceptibly.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • According to David Burgess, the managing director of uniform supplier David Luke, who has worked in the industry for 45 years, our attitude to schoolwear is intricately linked with discipline and authority.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Its new Plus schoolwear range includes clothes for pre-school children with waistlines of up to 23ins, a size usually worn by eight-year-olds.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • & Spencers "… wanted to make sure (their) schoolwear range is accessible for children of all shapes and sizes"

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • An online trial of its new Plus schoolwear range caters for four-year-olds with waistlines of up to 23ins - a size usually worn by eight-year-olds, according to the retailer's own guide.

    icNewcastle

  • "Children can grow quite quickly and may need schoolwear but we have had good growth in this division in the past year," said Kaplan.

    IOL: News

  • The high street store, which sells more schoolwear than any other

    WN.com - Business News

  • Adams sells babywear, school uniforms and clothes for children aged between two and 10 years but increasingly parents are buying clothes online, while schoolwear has become a price battleground for the supermarkets.

    The Guardian World News

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