I. adjective Date: 1590 capable of being worn ; suitable to be worn • wearability noun II. noun Date: 1711 garment — usually used in plural

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  • wearable — I noun a covering designed to be worn on a person s body • Syn: ↑clothing, ↑article of clothing, ↑vesture, ↑wear, ↑habiliment • Derivationally related forms: ↑wear ( …   Useful english dictionary

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  • wearable — adj. Wearable is used with these nouns: ↑computer …   Collocations dictionary

  • wearable — wear ► VERB (past wore; past part. worn) 1) have on one s body as clothing, decoration, or protection. 2) exhibit or present (a particular facial expression or appearance). 3) damage or destroy or suffer damage or destruction by friction or use.… …   English terms dictionary

  • wearable — /wair euh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being worn; appropriate, suitable, or ready for wearing. n. 2. Usually, wearables. that which may be worn; clothing. [1580 90; WEAR + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • wearable — 1. adjective able to be worn 2. noun Something that can be worn; an item of clothing …   Wiktionary

  • wearable — wear·a·ble || werÉ™bl / weÉ™r adj. capable of being worn …   English contemporary dictionary

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