(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)


Pertaining to, or designed for, wear; as, wearing apparel.

the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear"

(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

Adjective S.
producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing"

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Wear

The act of one who wears; the manner in which a thing wears; use; conduct; consumption.

That which is worn; clothes; garments.

Pertaining to, or designed for, wear; as, wearing apparel.


Wear"ing , a. Pertaining to, or designed for, wear; as, wearing apparel.

Pertaining to, or designed for, wear; as, wearing apparel.


Usage Examples

I created Punk for this day and age. Do you see Britney walking around wearing ties and singing punk? Hell no. That's what I do. I'm like a Sid Vicious for a new generation.

Gwen Stefani has amazing style. I used to really love Courtney Love, and anything she wore I loved. Or Chloe Sevigny, because I really love that sort of classic look, and I like being girly and flowery, and wearing little D&G dresses. I wear hats a lot, too. I think it goes back to when I was a bit grungy and was a skater girl for a bit.

I always said punk was an attitude. It was never about having a Mohican haircut or wearing a ripped T-shirt. It was all about destruction, and the creative potential within that.

I had a birthday one night on a farm we were shooting on. I walked into the tent, and there were 150 people waiting for me, all wearing masks of my face.

All I know is that I've ruled out wearing fairy wings. When I was nine I wanted to get married in fairy wings, and now I realize that's not cool anymore.

After graduating from flares and platforms in the early 1970s, I started drama school wearing a pair of khaki dungarees with one of my Dad's Army shirts, accessorised by a cat's basket doubling as a handbag. Very Lady Gaga.

All those years of skating and dancing have carried over. I can't design anything without thinking of how a woman's body will look and move when she's wearing it.

I don't think, 'Gee, I'd like to dress this person.' There was a picture in Us magazine. It was a jersey dress, and Courtney Love was wearing it. I have this thing about Courtney Love, this funny worship.

I hope that I'm sexy in a different kind of way than I think that a lot of girls are right now. I think a lot of girls in the public eye, especially musical artists, are just kind of objectified a little bit and wearing super-skimpy outfits and leaving nothing to the imagination.

I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Ever since I was a little kid, I've felt comfortable in a suit. It all started when my mom bought me a three-piece Pierre Cardin suit. I wore that thing everywhere. Eventually I realized I was going to be the kid who got beat up in school, but I kept wearing it.

I broke my nose in gym when a ball hit me. I took a girl to her debutante ball the next week wearing a tux and a big, honking bandage. Not the romantic night she had in mind.

Girl power is about loving yourself and having confidence and strength from within, so even if you're not wearing a sexy outfit, you feel sexy.

Adolescence isn't just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses.

I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.

I don't ever really feel that wearing my wedding ring is what determines me being married or not.

I didn't finish my dress until about three days before my wedding - I had the flu and was stitching it from my bed. And the tulle came back from India all brown. We had to wash it for hours, but that didn't dissuade me from wearing it.

I find a lot of inspiration in street style and watching women walk, the way they wear things and what they're wearing.

Behaving like a princess is work. It's not just about looking beautiful or wearing a crown. It's more about how you are inside.

A lot of sequins for New Year's! Red, green, white - I fail at all of that because I'm always in black. But for Christmas, I do love wearing cute dresses with tights and a pair of boots.


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