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How to Pronounce Donning?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Donning" is [dˈɒnɪŋ], [dˈɒnɪŋ], [d_ˈɒ_n_ɪ_ŋ].

"Donning" in context

Donning is a term popularly used in sports, particularly in volleyball and basketball (other sports too of course) to describe the action of putting on a jersey or uniform prior to the start of a game. It is also common in other sports, such as football, where players don their pads and helmets before taking to the field. In addition, donning can be used to refer to the action of wearing protective gear, such as helmet and shoulder pads, during the course of a game. Donning is a traditional part of many sports and teams can be seen carrying out the ritual of donning their jerseys in unison before a match.

What are similar-sounding words for Donning?

Usage over time for Donning:

This graph shows how "Donning" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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