long-wearing long-wearing

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay

Usage(s):

  1. Thus, to compete with long-wearing nylon, silk will probably have to go lower than $3.
  2. He was searching for longer, stronger fibers that could be turned into long-wearing fabrics, which would become finer as technology improvedand the quest continues today.

News

  • New In Beauty: Givenchy’s Latest Long-Wear Foundation

    Givenchy is further deepening its foray into makeup with the release of the new Teint Couture Long-Wearing Fluid Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20. The foundation, which comes in a bottle as chic as any other Riccardo Tisci design, promises a …
    on August 25, 2013     Source: The Atlanta Post

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