Meaning of SWEATER in English

ˈswed.ə(r), -etə- noun

( -s )

1. : one that sweats especially as a result of exertion or hard work


a. : sudorific

b. : an exertion or job that causes sweating


a. : a heavy woolen garment worn especially by athletes after exercise or to induce sweating

b. : a knitted or sometimes crocheted elastic jacket or pullover made in various styles and of various materials and usually having ribbing around the neck, cuffs, and lower edge

4. : one who operates a sweatshop or employs sweated labor


a. : one that brings about sweating (as of tobacco or hides)

b. : a large shallow pan or stack of such pans or a small tank in which paraffin is sweated

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