Definition of Fatigues

1. Noun. Military uniform worn by military personnel when doing menial labor.

Generic synonyms: Military Uniform
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine



Definition of Fatigues

1. Noun. (plural only) military clothing worn when doing menial labour ¹

2. Noun. (plural of fatigue) ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of fatigue) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fatigues

1. fatigue [v] - See also: fatigue

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fatigues

fatigabilities
fatigability
fatigable
fatigate
fatigated
fatigates
fatigation
fatigue
fatigue crack
fatigue duty
fatigue fever
fatigue fracture
fatigue party
fatigue strength
fatigued
fatigues (current term)
fatiguing
fatiguingly
fatiloquent
fating
fatism
fatless
fatlike
fatling
fatlings
fatliquoring
fatly
fatner
fatners
fatness

Literary usage of Fatigues

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"Bustards and ostriches, antelopes and wild asses,48 appeared to be '• the only inhabitants of the desert, and the fatigues of the march " were alleviated by ..."

2. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1873)
"fatigues of ' " We have a Powder piece at Liverpool. Have I not the ball. ' " pleasure," he says, looking at me curious, " of addressing '"Mrs. Gamp? ..."

3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"... in the way fatigues and manifold dangers of the expedition ; of work upon fortifications, or in government thus far have entailed so small a loss in his ..."

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