Definition of Overwear

1. v. t. To wear too much; to wear out.



2. n. Clothing worn over the ordinary indoor closing, as overcoats, wraps, etc.

Definition of Overwear

1. Verb. To wear out; to exhaust. ¹

2. Noun. outer clothing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overwear

1. to wear out [v -WORE, -WORN, -WEARING, -WEARS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overwear

overwasted
overwatch
overwatched
overwatches
overwatching
overwater
overwatered
overwatering
overwaters
overwax
overwaxed
overwaxes
overwaxing
overweak
overweaning
overwear (current term)
overwearied
overwearies
overwearing
overwears
overweary
overwearying
overweather
overweathered
overweathering
overweathers
overween
overweened
overweener
overweeners

Literary usage of Overwear

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1. A New Dictionary of the Italian and English Languages Based Upon that of by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti, John Davenport, Guglielmo Comelati (1873)
"To overwear, va (pass, ... pass, del vería to overwear. To Overwork, va (pass, e part, overworked о overwrought,) ... 1. part, del verbo to overwear ; 2. ..."

2. A New Dictionary of the Italian and English Languages: Based Upon that of by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti, John Davenport, Guglielmo Comelati (1854)
"To overwear, va (pass, ... to overwear. To Overwork, va (pass, e part, overworked о overwrought,) ... I. part, del verbo to overwear ; 2. troppo úsalo, ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1877)
"... of nutritional impairment goes beyond the ordinary limit, and a painful or irritable condition sets in, as a testimony to overwear or excessive waste. ..."

4. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1903)
"The game ast of my college days, the last I shall ever see from the side-lines, the List time, in all probability, I shall overwear a football suit. ..."

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