Definition of overwear in English:



  • [mass noun] Outer clothing.

    ‘fashion-lovers take as much care of their underwear as they do of their overwear’
    • ‘Picture a 4' wide band of elastic with one or more gun pouches, worn ‘over the underwear but under the overwear.’’
    • ‘Just as you need very warm clothing to venture out on a snowmobile, to sleep in the hotel - on a bed made of ice, covered in reindeer skin - you will need to don Michelin-man sized quilted overwear: a kind of thermal sleeping bag.’