from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A jacket or pullover made especially of knit, crocheted, or woven wool, cotton, or synthetic yarn.
- n. One that sweats, especially profusely.
- n. Something that induces sweating; a sudorific.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A knitted jacket or jersey, usually of thick wool, worn by athletes before or after exercise.
- n. A similar garment worn for warmth.
- n. Agent noun of sweat; a person who sweats.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who sweats.
- n. One who, or that which, causes to sweat.
- n. A sudorific.
- n. A woolen jacket or jersey worn by athletes.
- n. An employer who oppresses his workmen by paying low wages.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who sweats.
- n. One who or that which causes to sweat.
- n. One of a gang of street ruffians of the time of Queen Anne, who, forming a circle around an inoffensive wayfarer, pricked him with their swords, and compelled him to dance till he sweated.
- n. A woolen jacket or jersey, especially one worn by men in training for athletic contests or by acrobats after performing.
- n. One who sweats coin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
- n. a person who perspires
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Doing the latter by taking off your sweater is fine by me, though rather more could be done in other ways.
Do not pass Go, do not bother brushing your hair or checking to see if your sweater is on inside-out.
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In my long skirt, thin sweater, and long intense red hair, I wasn't dressed up enough.
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Yes, that sweater is older than several of my good friends.