What is another word for sweater?

Pronunciation: [swˈɛtə] (IPA)

The word sweater refers to a knitted garment worn on the upper part of the body, typically with long sleeves. However, there are many other synonyms for this popular piece of clothing. A pullover is one type of sweater that has no buttons or fastenings and is simply pulled over the head. A cardigan has an open front with buttons or a zipper and can be worn as a layering piece. A jumper is a British English term for a sweater, while a turtleneck is a style with a high collar that covers the neck. Other synonyms include a knit top, a sweatshirt, a hoodie, and a fleece. Regardless of the name, a cozy sweater is the ultimate comfort clothing on chilly days.

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Usage examples for Sweater

I promised to look in on them in case they should fail to waken, and at the appointed time I put on my sweater and went down to find, as I had expected, both youths slumbering peacefully, blissfully unconscious of the time.
"My Home In The Field of Honor"
Frances Wilson Huard
By the way, Anne, here's my sweater.
"Grace Harlowe's Senior Year at High School or The Parting of the Ways"
Jessie Graham Flower
The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Crimson sweater, by Ralph Henry Barbour, Illustrated by C. M. Relyea This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
"The Crimson Sweater"
Ralph Henry Barbour

Famous quotes with Sweater

  • I was in Florida with Burt Stern, the photographer who shot Marilyn Monroe on the beach with a sweater, and we smoked a joint. The bathing suit kept coming off in the water, and I just ripped it off. I was very comfortable being naked.
    Rosanna Arquette
  • Apart from anything else, I find boots are too hot except in wintry weather. At home I usually wear a sweater, shirt and slacks.
    Honor Blackman
  • You're looking for players whose name on the front of the sweater is more important than the one on the back. I look for these players to play hard, to play smart and to represent their country.
    Herb Brooks
  • If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she's wearing your best sweater.
    Pam Brown
  • Nobody ever seems to want my advice about serious stuff. People will be like: 'Who made that sweater?' Or 'How did you get your hair so straight?' They don't to come to me for the relationship advice or deep stuff. In fact, my little sister actually hides from me.
    Lauren Graham

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