Translation of "wear" - English-Polish dictionary


verb uk us /weər/ (past tense wore, past participle worn)

A1 to have a piece of clothing, jewellery, etc on your body

nosić, mieć na sobie
I wear jeans a lot of the time.
She wears glasses.
I don't usually wear make-up for work.
FACE [ T ]

to show a particular emotion on your face.

mieć na twarzy
He was wearing a smile/frown.
HAIR [ T ]

to arrange or grow your hair in a particular way

czesać, nosić
She usually wears her hair in a ponytail.
SPOIL [ I, T ]

to become thin and damaged after being used a lot, or to make this happen

przecierać (się), zużywać (się)
The carpet is already starting to wear in places.
He keeps wearing holes in his socks.
→ See also wear thin

(Translation of “wear verb” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)