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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sweater mean? 

SWEATER (noun)
  The noun SWEATER has 2 senses:

1. a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
2. a person who perspires

  Familiarity information: SWEATER used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SWEATER (noun)

Sense 1sweater [BACK TO TOP]


A crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("sweater" is a kind of...):

garment (an article of clothing)

Meronyms (parts of "sweater"):

neckband (a band around the collar of a garment)

neckline (the line formed by the edge of a garment around the neck)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "sweater"):

cardigan (knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper)

pullover; slipover (a sweater that is put on by pulling it over the head)

polo-neck; turtleneck (a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar)

Sense 2sweater [BACK TO TOP]


A person who perspires

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


perspirer; sweater

Hypernyms ("sweater" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

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