gearnounuk /ɡɪər/ us /ɡɪr/
gear noun (ENGINE PART)
gear noun (CLOTHES/EQUIPMENT)
- Police in riot gear were called in to quell the unrest.
- Everyone else was in jeans and casual gear and I had my office clothes on - I stuck out like a sore thumb.
- We got ourselves togged up in walking gear for the hike.
- A shop selling bondage gear has opened on the high street.
- Police in riot gear lined up at the end of the street.
gear noun (DRUGS)