wearing

[ US /ˈwɛɹɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /wˈe‍əɹɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
    she bought it for everyday wear
  2. (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
ADJECTIVE
  1. producing exhaustion
    an exhausting march
    the visit was especially wearing
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How To Use wearing In A Sentence

  • He fled wearing only a sarong and a tattered shirt.
  • Rose doubled over when Facer walked in wearing his funny clothes.
  • He was clean-shaven, in his early 30s and wearing a dark blue t-shirt.
  • The constable was on leave and wearing civilian clothes.
  • Hats were popular in the eighties though mostly on girls, so wearing my fedora was a given. The Devil’s in the Diva
  • But I am uncomfortable with the way he talks me into buying and wearing the costumes. The Sun
  • Tracey is wearing a simple black dress.
  • I also have a goldenrod-colored scarf (you know, one of those pashmina-y things) that goes nicely with this, and about two weeks ago I was in "the city" (which seems to be what you call San Francisco, if you live near it) wearing this dress, that scarf, and an old denim Levi's jacket I swiped from my Dad in roughly 1987 (with bright pink leather gloves sticking out of the breast pocket) and a tourist actually STOPPED ME ON THE STREET and asked to take my picture. The Return (With Butterflies) - A Dress A Day
  • She was wearing a micro-miniskirt (as usual), pulled over what looked like a mostly-lace teddy.
  • In one appearance, after the first bout of bombing, he was wearing uncharacteristic horn-rimmed spectacles.
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