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Princeton's WordNet

  1. workwearnoun

    heavy-duty clothes for manual or physical work


  1. workwearnoun

    Clothes designed to be worn while working, especially in a physically demanding job.


  1. Workwear

    Workwear is clothing worn for work, especially work that involves manual labour. Often those employed within trade industries elect to be outfitted in workwear because it is built to provide durability and safety. The workwear clothing industry is growing and consumers have numerous retailers to choose from. Chains that have made a commitment to the $1 billion and rising workwear business report steady 6 percent to 8 percent annual gains in men's workwear.In the United Kingdom, if workwear is provided to an employee without a logo, it may be subject to income tax being levied on the employee for a "payment in kind." However, if company clothing is provided with logos on then the employee may be entitled to a tax rebate to help pay for the upkeep.


  1. workwear

    Workwear refers to clothing or garments specifically designed and worn for work, especially work that involves manual labor or specific professional industries. Often, workwear is designed to provide durability, safety and functionality, and can include items such as uniforms, overalls, protective gear like helmets and gloves, high visibility clothing, and steel-toe boots. The design and type of workwear can vary depending on the job, industry standards, and safety regulations.

Editors Contribution

  1. workwear

    Clothing created, designed and manufactured in various colors, materials and sizes for work purposes.

    Workwear can be for an office, gardener, builder, railway worker, baker etc.

    Submitted by MaryC on August 30, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of workwear in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of workwear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of workwear in a Sentence

  1. Lauren Rothman:

    The rest of the world might be adopting more casual workwear.

  2. Jessica Cadmus:

    Then when Covid-19 hit and people were forced to work from home, there was an absolute halt in buying formal workwear, the emphasis from my clients now is on polished loungewear, where the fit is not as tailored and comfort is key.

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    A eminent
    B equivalent
    C aculeate
    D butch

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