Related topics: Clothes
the clothes worn for a particular occasion or activity, or by a particular group of people ➔ footwear, menswear
evening/casual/leisure etc wear
a new range of casual wear
the children's wear department
damage caused by continuous use over a long period:
Replace your trainers when they start to show signs of wear.
Check the equipment for wear and tear.
the amount of use an object, piece of clothing etc has had, or the use you can expect to get from it:
The dress stood up to the wear small children give their clothes.
You'll get years of wear out of that coat.