Meaning of WEARING in English

WEARING

I. ˈwer-iŋ adjective

Date: 15th century

: intended for wear

wearing apparel

II. adjective

Date: 1811

: subjecting to or inflicting wear ; especially : causing fatigue

a wearing journey

• wear·ing·ly -iŋ-lē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.