Definition of riot gear noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


riot gear

BrE BrE//ˈraɪət ɡɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈraɪət ɡɪr//
[uncountable] The police
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the clothes and equipment used by the police when they are dealing with riots The police were in full riot gear, with shields and helmets. See related entries: The police
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: riot gear