Etymology
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sweatshirt (n.)

also sweat-shirt, 1921, from sweat (v.) + shirt. Related: Sweatshirted.

updated on January 05, 2014

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Definitions of sweatshirt from WordNet

sweatshirt (n.)
cotton knit pullover with long sleeves worn during athletic activity;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.