Definition of knitwear in English:



  • [mass noun] Knitted garments.

    • ‘It's generally better to fold and store knitwear and T-shirts in drawers.’
    • ‘The ready-to-wear clothing line also includes knitwear, leatherwear, sportswear and accessories.’
    • ‘As well as knitwear, accessories, bags and jewellery in the womenswear department, the store also offers lingerie and sleepwear to suit all mums.’
    • ‘Every well-dressed man should have some stylish knitwear in his wardrobe.’
    • ‘When it comes to knitwear, bigger is now better.’
    • ‘Anthony is in the first year of a masters degree in fashion womenswear and knitwear.’
    • ‘Clothing sales fell 3%, with women's knitwear, coats and suits in particular left on the racks.’
    • ‘Famous for its bright golfing knitwear, Pringle is set for a makeover by its new Asian owners which could see its distinctive diamond motif jumpers disappear.’
    • ‘Indeed for anyone interested in acquiring some new knitwear this season a visit to Balmoral Knitwear in Galston could prove worthwhile.’
    • ‘Hopefully these nine fashionable items have convinced you that knitwear isn't only for your grandpa or history teacher.’
    • ‘For most of the non-golfing population the game is a ludicrous one played by middle-aged, middle-class men in questionable knitwear.’
    • ‘Everything from custom-made furniture and designer knitwear to crafted silver jewellery will be on display.’
    • ‘For most fashionable people however, Scotland means knitwear and in particular cashmere - expensive cashmere.’
    • ‘Fashionable shops such as Liberty in London host knitting evenings, where young women sit making knitwear and chatting.’
    • ‘It was the best training that I could have wished for, and I was involved in the production of knitwear for designers like Calvin Klein, as well as the Chanel range.’
    • ‘An exclusive clothing range will include items such as blouses, knitwear, cotton shirts and beach wear.’
    • ‘Growth in mass markets, combined with the development of textile machines, gave dominance to factory production of cloth, knitwear, and lace.’
    • ‘Sales of knitwear and boots improved while both formal and casual menswear saw solid growth.’
    • ‘Top-end couture will be represented by a collection of vintage Galliano knitwear, all of which featured in his first show as an independent designer.’
    • ‘The Welsh designer's signature knitwear included barely-there macramé dresses in bright orange and hothouse pink.’