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Definitions of wearing

  1. (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. The act of one who wears; the manner in which a thing wears; use; conduct; consumption. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. That which is worn; clothes; garments. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. Pertaining to, or designed for, wear; as, wearing apparel. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for wearing

  1. It was wearing towards evening when Cameron once more came across Tim. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  2. You must have seen me wearing it in the dear old days. – The Holiday Round by A. A. Milne