wear in - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theywear in
he/she/itwears in
present participlewearing in
past tensewore in
past participleworn in
  1. if you wear in something such as a pair of shoes, you wear them until they fit your feet better and are more comfortable

    It’s always so painful wearing in new shoes.

See also main entry: wear