fatigues fatigues  /fə ˈtiɡz/


  • (n) military uniform worn by military personnel when doing menial labor


  1. Men in clean, dark green fatigues organize would-be recruits.
  2. It showed a plump, middle-aged man wearing combat fatigues and a forage cap and sporting a thick beard streaked with grey.
  3. Then three African soldiers in starched fatigues ran up the new flag of the People's Republic of Mozambique.


  1. Army veteran charged in fatal stabbing of South Side man

    A Zion man who was described by his lawyer as an Army veteran and National Guardsman was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail Tuesday for a 2011 fatal stabbing on the Far South Side. Michael Shegog, now 34, was seen in Karrieem Dixon’s car wearing Army fatigues on Dec. 14, 2011 — the last time Dixon’s family saw him, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Amanda Pillsbury said. When police ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  2. Valor Games help veterans battle through injuries

    Ryan Sykes stares intently at his computer, scrolling through photos where a rugged-looking man, wearing fatigues and often carrying a weapon, poses in mountainous terrain. "That's who I am," Sykes says in a halting voice. "I'm trying to be that same guy."
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

  3. Clarence Thomas, campus radical?

    He wore a black beret and army fatigues, warned people that a revolution was coming and memorized the speeches of Malcolm X.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CNN


  1. As Thomas Paine said in 1777, "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Thomas Paine Source: WOOD-TV

  2. "Sport can be a cruel thing but I will get behind the team. We started this on June 24 in military fatigues (on a training camp with the Royal Marines) and I am not going home yet," said Lewsey. "Ultimately what matters this weekend is that...
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Josh Lewsey Source: ic Wales

  3. "Fortson is terrific," Lebo says. "He's got a motor, too. You talk about a guy that never stops, never fatigues and never gets tired. He's outstanding at getting into the paint, using his body, jumping into you, scoring in traffic. He kind of...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Jeff Lebo Source: AUtigers.com (subscription)

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