What does sweater mean?

Definitions for sweaterˈswɛt ər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sweater.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sweater, jumper(noun)

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

  2. perspirer, sweater(noun)

    a person who perspires


  1. sweater(Noun)

    A knitted jacket or jersey, usually of thick wool, worn by athletes before or after exercise.

  2. sweater(Noun)

    A similar garment worn for warmth.

  3. sweater(Noun)

    A person who sweats.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sweater(noun)

    one who sweats

  2. Sweater(noun)

    one who, or that which, causes to sweat

  3. Sweater(noun)

    a sudorific

  4. Sweater(noun)

    a woolen jacket or jersey worn by athletes

  5. Sweater(noun)

    an employer who oppresses his workmen by paying low wages


  1. Sweater

    A sweater, jumper, pullover or jersey is a knit garment intended to cover the torso and arms, popular with men, women and children of all ages. It is often worn over a shirt, blouse, T-shirt, or other top, but may also be worn next to the skin. Sweaters were traditionally made from wool, but can now be made of cotton, synthetic fibers, or any combination thereof. Sweaters are maintained by washing or dry cleaning, and the use of a lint roller or pill razor.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweater in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweater in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Bonney:

    I defy you to find another cowboy wearing a cardigan sweater.

  2. Alan Kazdin:

    Sally, put on your green jacket or your blue sweater, please.

  3. Fran Lebowitz:

    If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater, suggest that he wear a tail.

  4. Pamela Ribon:

    Having a holiday weekend without a family member felt like putting on a sweater that had an extra arm.

  5. Frank Abrams:

    It may be that Billy is saying ‘ there’s a price on my head, so here’s a price on my sweater ’.

Images & Illustrations of sweater

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