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sweatshirt

or sweat shirt

[swet-shurt] /ˈswɛtˌʃɜrt/
noun
1.
a loose, long-sleeved, collarless pullover of soft, absorbent fabric, as cotton jersey, with close-fitting or elastic cuffs and sometimes a drawstring at the waist, commonly worn during athletic activity for warmth or to induce sweating.
Origin of sweatshirt
1920-1925
1920-25; sweat + shirt
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sweatshirt

/ˈswɛtˌʃɜːt/
noun
1.
a long-sleeved knitted cotton sweater worn by athletes, etc
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Word Origin and History for sweatshirt
n.

by 1921, from sweat + shirt. Related: Sweatshirted.

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