Definition of activewear in English:

activewear

noun

  • [mass noun] Casual, comfortable clothing suitable for sport or exercise.

    • ‘But the truth is people are going to go to clothing stores for clothing and to department stores that sell active wear cheaper.’
    • ‘In addition to comfortable casual wear, this site is a great source for fitness and active wear.’
    • ‘You want plenty of the former - shoes on customers ' feet, getting dirty in active wear that will keep them coming back for more.’
    • ‘The hosiery and intimate apparel manufacturer has expanded to casual wear and active wear.’
    • ‘Each new request that she received for her company's activewear in 2004 was bittersweet.’
    • ‘You can place your order for activewear via our Web site, by Email, by US mail, or by phone ordering.’
    • ‘European designers and activewear manufactures are "reissuing" their old styles in limited editions.’
    • ‘He personalizes headbands and wristbands and plans to one day expand to active wear.’
    • ‘We're happy to get your business and strive to be your value-added supplier of top-quality activewear.’
    • ‘" The business is transforming, and activewear is become a much broader category, and beginning to include more outdoor and urban looks.’
    • ‘The trendsetting active wear includes velour sweat suits, tees, shorts, tank dresses and jeans.’
    • ‘This new round of embellishment is not confined to evening gowns and bridal wear, but is going into all areas of apparel, including activewear and sportswear.’
    • ‘If the shirts sold well, they would launch a full menswear collection to include suits, trousers, outerwear, activewear, denim, and accessories.’
    • ‘Under the terms of the agreement, it will produce and market men's and boys' active wear and hats.’
    • ‘Because the activewear market is so fragmented, execs figure they can double apparel revenues to $6 billion in five years.’
    • ‘In fabrics that were popular for both activewear and sportswear, the Switzerland-based firm showed a new group of textiles made of high-tech aramid fibers, which are tougher than steel.’
    • ‘She wants stylish activewear carefully designed for women's bodies.’
    • ‘Catalogs have good active wear in a range of sizes.’
    • ‘The smallest unit is men's and boys' activewear.’
    • ‘The firm offers printed fabrics for swimwear, intimate apparel, dresses, sportswear and activewear, with an emphasis on stretch Lycra knits and rayon and polyester-based wovens.’

Pronunciation:

activewear

/ˈaktɪvwɛː/