Pronunciation: (swet'ur),[key] —n. 1. a knitted jacket or jersey, in pullover or cardigan style, with or without sleeves.
2. a person or thing that sweats.
3. an employer who underpays and overworks employees.
—adj. 1. of, for, or pertaining to a sweater: sweater yarn; sweater fashions. 2. made like a sweater: a sweater dress.