wearing meaning

  • Wearing may refer to:
  • Wearing (surname), a surname
  • Wearing clothes, a feature of all modern human societies
  • Wearing ship, a sailing maneuver

    Definition of wearing in English Dictionary

  • NounPLwearingsSUF-ing
    1. The mechanical process of eroding or grinding.
      1. The act by which something is worn.
        1. formal crown-wearings
      2. That which is worn; clothes; garments.
      3. Verb
        1. present participle of wear.
        2. AdjectiveCOMmore wearingSUPmost wearing
          1. intended to be worn.
            1. causing tiredness.
              1. [The biography] also displays a rather wearing fidelity to chronology that gives rise to too many summer holidays at the beginning of the book and too many royalty statements towards the end.
            2. causing erosion.
            3. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • Julie Gilhart, the fashion director of Barneys New York, has been wearing one this week from A/X, one of the Armani subbrands.
                • The tiles were wearing thin due to years of children's feet. ‎
                • e sirred me! Do I really look that masculine just because I'm wearing a tie?
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                  • Verbs
                    • Verb forms
                      • Participles
                        • Present participles
                  Related Links:
                  1. en wearings
                  2. en wearingly
                  3. en wearing off
                  4. en wearing out
                  5. en wearing thin
                  Source: Wiktionary

                  Meaning of wearing for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "wearing" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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                  Definiteness: Level 3
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