What does wearing mean?

Definitions for wearingˈwɛər ɪŋ

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"


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alejandro Inarritu:

    I'm just a humble guy wearing those masters.

  2. Pete Lanteri:

    We’re not paranoid tin-hat wearing freaks.

  3. Pearl Bailey:

    A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

    If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one

  5. Abraham Lincoln:

    If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?

Images & Illustrations of wearing

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