wearer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wearer a person who wears or carries or displays something as a body covering or accessory "the wearer of the crown"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Found on Bat Man The Animated Series Armor Set Halloween costume box: "PARENT: Please exercise caution, mask and chest plate are not protective; cape does not enable wearer to fly."
    • Wearer One who wears or carries as appendant to the body; as, the wearer of a cloak, a sword, a crown, a shackle, etc. "Cowls, hoods, and habits, with their wearers , tossed,
      And fluttered into rags."
    • Wearer That which wastes or diminishes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wearer One who wears, bears, or carries on the body, or as an appendage to the body: as, the wearer of a cloak, a sword, or a crown.
    • n wearer That which wears, wastes, or consumes: as, the waves are the patient wearers of the rocks.
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Idioms

Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches - This means that it's hard to know how much someone else is suffering..
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Usage

In literature:

Altogether the entire manner of dressing is perfectly suited to the wearer.
"Van Dyck" by Estelle M. Hurll
Older wearers of petticoats cram all in except the outermost skirt.
"Mary's Meadow" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
But even so, the wearer remained well hidden.
"Key Out of Time" by Andre Alice Norton
A corset fitted to the wearer is not injurious and serves as a support.
"Herself" by E. B. Lowry
It ain't a speck too pretty for the wearer, dear.
"Good Cheer Stories Every Child Should Know" by Various
Pardon this brief visit, O revered wearer of the crimson blouse.
"The Statesmen Snowbound" by Robert Fitzgerald
The name is a suitable one, and signifies that its wearer is a child of sorrow.
"The Blue Pavilions" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Morals now are like clothes, made to measure and to fit each wearer.
"Women's Wild Oats" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
The hat and tie gave the wearer a sort of clerical appearance.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
Not only that, if you are a wearer of spectacles of any kind, it has to do with you.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
They are supposed to render the wearer immune from the wicked designs of evil spirits.
"The Hand in the Dark" by Arthur J. Rees
He, John a Cleeve, had not killed its wearer.
"Fort Amity" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
They were supplied with oxygen tanks that would keep the wearer alive for about six hours.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
A handsome Indian girl, arrayed in a beautiful costume that bespoke rank in the wearer.
"A Little Girl in Old Detroit" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
It is a distinctive garb because its wearer is a distinctive officer of the Church.
"Deaconesses in Europe" by Jane M. Bancroft
If made of skins of deer that have been shot the wearer would die of fever.
"Eighth Annual Report" by Various
This was connected to a wire which, when not in use, could be conveniently coiled upon the arm of the wearer.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putnam Serviss
But it was summer-time, and the fact had little effect either on wearers or spectators.
"Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished" by R.M. Ballantyne
It's an elastic business; Kauffman's suspenders keep their wearers in suspense.
"Mary Louise and the Liberty Girls" by Edith Van Dyne (AKA L. Frank Baum)
There was no reason why the wearers of the blue should not be jubilant.
"Frank Merriwell's Races" by Burt L. Standish
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In poetry:

But now the vizard droppeth, crush'd and torn,
And there is nought left but some tinsell'd rags,
To mock the wearer in the face of morn,
As through the gaping world she feebly drags
Her day-born measure of reproach and scorn.
"Beatrice Di Tenda" by Walter Richard Cassels

In news:

Artist, husband and father, award-winning self-styled beard wearer.
"Money will not bring me back my health, it will not erase the scars," implant wearer says.
Bride whisperer matches wedding gowns and wearers.
The wearer the origin the impact.
Civil rights organizations question security decision that kept T-shirt wearer from boarding.
Summer time could have been difficult for the overall wearers, but the brilliance of fashion designers brought the overall /shorts combo.
It also required the wearer to use various solutions to help tears (TEERZ) adhere to the surface.
It's All About the Wearer, Now How Lens Personalization Changes Everything.
View a pdf of It's All About the Wearer, Now How Lens Personalization Changes Everything.
Patented is an absorbent article with a bodyside surface positioned adjacent to the wearer.
"Social media vest" hugs wearer with each Facebook "Like".
Patented is a disposable diaper capable of being put on from either the front or the back of a wearer .
Those form-fitting shoes that leave the wearer feeling almost barefoot .
Because we all know she dated purity ring-wearer JOE JONAS a few years ago.
Oakley CEO Colin Baden tries on the new Airwave goggles that feature a small internal display allowing the wearer to see speeds, jump information, mountain maps and a friend locator.
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In science:

Head-mounted displays (HMDs) provide a near-complete immersive experience—the wearer receives a view of their data without distractions from the environment, although the HMD itself can be quiet distracting.
Future Directions in Astronomy Visualisation
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