Meaning of “sweater” in the English Dictionary

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"sweater" in British English

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sweaternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈswet.ər/ us /ˈswet̬.ɚ/

A2 UK also jumper a piece of clothing, typically with long sleeves and made from wool, that is worn on the upper part of the body:

Put a sweater on if you're cold.
a V-necked sweater
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(Definition of “sweater” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sweater" in American English

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sweaternoun [ C ]

us /ˈswet̬·ər/

a warm piece of clothing with long sleeves, made of knitted wool or other material and worn on the upper part of the body:

a turtleneck sweater

(Definition of “sweater” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)