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Clothes and accessories worn for sports and leisure

athletic supporter

noun

a special type of underwear used by men or boys when they are playing sports

box

noun

a cup worn by men when playing sports

cup

noun

a hard cover worn by men to protect their sex organs when playing sports

jersey

noun

a shirt worn as part of a uniform in sports such as football

jock

noun

a jockstrap

jockstrap

noun

a tight piece of underwear that a man wears to support his sex organs when he is playing sports

kit

noun

clothes and equipment needed for a sport

leotard

noun

a piece of clothing that covers the body tightly from the neck to the top of the legs and is used for dancing or exercising

shin guard

noun

an object that you wear inside your socks to protect your shins when you are playing a sport such as soccer and ice hockey

shin pad

noun

a shin guard

shoulder pad

noun

a large piece of hard plastic that is worn under a shirt to protect a player’s shoulders in the sport of football

silks

noun

the bright colored shirt worn by a jockey (=someone who rides a horse in a race)

singlet

noun

a shirt with no sleeves that you wear to play sports such as basketball

strip

noun

a uniform worn by the players in a team

supporter

noun

a jockstrap

sweats

noun

a sweatsuit

sweats

noun

sweatpants

sweatsuit

noun

a piece of clothing consisting of a sweatshirt and sweatpants that you wear for exercising or relaxing

tennis shoe

noun

a shoe with a rubber sole (=bottom) that is used for playing tennis and other sports

tracksuit

noun

loose pants and a loose top that you wear especially before or after exercising

warm-ups

noun

a loose jacket and pants that you wear for doing sports or for staying warm after sports

wetsuit

noun

a suit made of rubber that people wear for water sports such as diving and surfing

whites

noun

special white clothes that people often wear for playing sports such as tennis

wristband

noun

something that you wear around your wrist, for example when you are playing a sport

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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