What does wearing mean?

Definitions for wearing
ˈwɛər ɪŋwear·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away(noun)

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

  2. wear, wearing(adj)

    the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment

    "she bought it for everyday wear"

  3. exhausting, tiring, wearing, wearying(adj)

    producing exhaustion

    "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing"

Wiktionary

  1. wearing(Noun)

    the mechanical process of eroding or grinding

  2. wearing(Adjective)

    intended to be worn

  3. wearing(Adjective)

    causing tiredness

  4. wearing(Adjective)

    causing erosion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wearing

    of Wear

  2. Wearing(noun)

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

  3. Wearing(noun)

    that which is worn; clothes; garments

  4. Wearing(adj)

    pertaining to, or designed for, wear; as, wearing apparel

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wearing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2148

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wearing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1761

How to pronounce wearing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say wearing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wearing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wearing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of wearing in a Sentence

  1. Nate Leupp:

    It's not uncommon at all to be driving down the road and see an Ohio State sticker on cars. You can see someone in Home Depot wearing an Ohio State shirt and if you call out 'OH' they'll respond 'IO,'.

  2. Masahiro Sasaki:

    I saw a dead mother still holding her blackened baby in the water. Some people looked as though they were wearing kimonos, but that was their skin hanging from own bodies. I couldn't believe that it was real.

  3. Rob Lea:

    When Sundance comes to town, it seems like everyone is wearing a black jacket, i don’t wear my black leather jacket very much, but I usually wear it for Sundance because it looks like I belong in the Hollywood scene, and that can make getting into places easier.

  4. Scott Fisher:

    I started out by going to a missing person’s website, it gave her date of birth, when she went missing, and it said she had been wearing the Collingswood, N.J. high school ring.

  5. Bibi Gul:

    My husband and son tell me I should take my burqa off, but I'm used to it. I've been wearing this for 35 years.

Images & Illustrations of wearing

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