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English definition of “wear”


verb (ON BODY)    /weər/ US  /wer/ (wore, worn)
A1 [T] to have clothing , jewellery , etc. on your body : Tracey is wearing a simple black dress . What are you wearing to Caroline's wedding ? Some musicians don't like to wear rings when they're playing . He wears glasses for reading . She wears very little make-up .Wearing clothes C2 [T] to show a particular emotion on your face : The minister wore a confident smile throughout the interview .Showing and demonstrating B2 [T] to arrange your hair in a particular way: When she's working she wears her hair in a ponytail . You should wear your hair up (= so that it does not hang down) more often - it suits you.Hairdressing
(Definition of wear verb (ON BODY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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