Wearing in a sentence

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Definition of Wearing

  • The act of one who wears; the manner in which a thing wears; use; conduct; consumption.
  • Pertaining to, or designed for, wear; as, wearing apparel.
  • the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
  • (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

How to use wearing in a sentence. Wearing pronunciation.

There, drawn up, were a thousand mounted men as black as ebony, wearing shining white metal helmets and fine chain-armour and swords and lances like medieval crusaders.
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I had grown well accustomed to wearing a damaged slouch hat, blue woolen shirt, and pants crammed into boot-tops, and gloried in the absence of coat, vest and braces.
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It was a hard, wearing, toilsome journey, but it had its bright side; for after each day was done and our wolfish hunger appeased with a hot supper of fried bacon, bread, molasses and black coffee, the pipe-smoking, song-singing and yarn-spinning around the evening camp-fire in the still solitudes of the desert was a happy, care-free sort of recreation that seemed the very summit and culmination of earthly luxury.
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Fellows are discarding waistcoats and wearing what they call a cummerbund-silk sash round the waist.
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One day when on the Seminary campus, I heard two of the students very thoughtlessly criticising the exceeding shabbiness of L-'s wearing apparel, his short pants, old shoes, and socks with no heels in them.
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During our walk, I gently told him of the criticisms I had heard, and learned more fully than I had ever done of his destitution of wearing apparel, especially of under garments.
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The Emperor held a grand dining in his coronation robes, and wearing his plumed hat, which he did not remove for an instant.
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On the right of the Emperor was seated the King of Saxony, in a white uniform with red facings, and collar richly embroidered in silver, wearing a false cue of prodigious length.
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According to the programme, the Emperor should have occupied a different residence from the Empress, and have slept at the hotel of the Chancellerie; but he did nothing of the sort, since after a long conversation with the Empress, he returned to his room, undressed, perfumed himself with cologne, and wearing only a nightdress returned secretly to the Empress.
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She had hair of a fine auburn, and her mode of wearing it, in a plaited diadem, answered the purpose of completing a figure which, without being tall, had some stateliness and promised more.
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I have been wearing them to-day, or rather one of them.
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Pardon my not wearing white cuffs.
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Seated near him was a man of about fifty, in the dress of an ecclesiastic, and wearing a huge pair of silver-rimmed spectacles, who played the violincello with great apparent gusto.
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They shot indiscriminately at wounded, at hospital nurses, at medical officers wearing the red cross, and at fighting men going to the front.
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But all the while the storm was wearing itself out, and he began to wonder if a sullen day, ending in this apocalypse, would pass into a cheerful evening.
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It was a question of watching for the opportunity, keeping his temper, wearing her down with small attentions, taking advantage of the physical exhaustion which opened the heart to tenderness, making himself a refuge from the petty vexations of her work.
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She was wearing a new dress he had given her.
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He was sitting in the corner, well away from draughts, wearing the same shabby great-coat which Philip had never seen him without, with his old bowler on his head.
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She was wearing an old black dress, the same as she had worn as uniform when she served in the tea-shop; it was shabby, but she looked better in it than in the silk of the day before.
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She had grown unused to the long hours, she did not want to be at the beck and call of a manageress, and her dignity revolted at the thought of wearing once more a uniform.
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Examples of Wearing

Example #1
The horses, too, were black, and the mass made a barbaric display belonging more to another period in the world's history.
Example #2
Kaid, wondering, went to the great windows which looked on to the Palace square.
Example #3
I felt rowdyish and "bully," (as the historian Josephus phrases it, in his fine chapter upon the destruction of the Temple).
Example #4
In two or three weeks I had grown wonderfully fascinated with the curious new country and concluded to put off my return to "the States" awhile.
Example #5
It is a kind of life that has a potent charm for all men, whether city or country-bred.
Example #6
We turned the dog out.