Definition of Sweater

1. Noun. A crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body.

Exact synonyms: Jumper
Specialized synonyms: Cardigan, Pullover, Slipover, Polo-neck, Turtle, Turtleneck
Generic synonyms: Garment
Terms within: Neckband, Neckline
Language type: Britain



2. Noun. A person who perspires.
Exact synonyms: Perspirer
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Sweat

Definition of Sweater

1. n. One who sweats.

Definition of Sweater

1. Noun. A knitted jacket or jersey, usually of thick wool, worn by athletes before or after exercise. ¹

2. Noun. A similar garment worn for warmth. ¹

3. Noun. Agent noun of sweat; a person who sweats. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sweater

1. a knitted outer garment [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweater

sweat pore
sweat rash
sweat room
sweat shirt
sweat shirts
sweat sock
sweat suit
sweatband
sweatbands
sweatbox
sweatboxes
sweatdrop
sweatdrops
sweated
sweated bullets
sweater (current term)
sweater-dress
sweater dress
sweater dresses
sweater girl
sweater vest
sweater vests
sweaterdress
sweaterdresses
sweaterless
sweaterlike
sweatermaker
sweatermakers
sweaters
sweatier

Literary usage of Sweater

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

1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"A two high, and on each was the name of sweater hung from a hook, and from an- the holder. The door of 43 stood open, ..."

2. Siberia To-day by Frederick Ferdinand Moore (1919)
"IX A RED sweater AND THE GENERAL IT happened that I wanted to get off at a little station, called Bira. And I understood that the Japanese troop train would ..."

3. A Plea for Liberty: An Argument Against Socialism and Socialistic by Thomas Mackay, Herbert Spencer (1891)
"... of the State servants, and the secretary of the Union described the Postmaster-General ' as a task-master worse than the vilest East End sweater. ..."

4. A Plea for Liberty: An Argument Against Socialism and Socialistic by Thomas Mackay, Herbert Spencer (1891)
"... of the State servants, and the secretary of the Union described the Postmaster-General ' as a task-master worse than the vilest East End sweater. ..."

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