What Is Gear In Slang? (DEFINED)

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What Does Gear Mean in Slang?

Gear is a slang abbreviation for ‘clothing’. The following sentences show how it is typically used:

Do you have any new gear?

What kind of gear are you looking for?

Where can I get good gear in this town?

The word ‘gear’ also has several other meanings that are not related to clothing. For instance, it some cases people use ‘gear’ to refer to machinery or equipment. The following sentences show how this is typically done:

We need more gear on the front of the excavator.

Please keep your hands away from that sharp drill bit – it’s dangerous!

She likes working on old cars and fixing up her own car with new gear.

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