Overalls

   This trouser and bib combination article of clothing was created by Lee Mercantile in 1911 and is often associated with attire worn by farmers.

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  • overalls — UK US /ˈəʊvərɔːlz/ noun [plural] ► UK (US coveralls) a piece of clothing like a shirt and trousers in one piece, that is worn especially over other clothes to protect them: »She put on some overalls and got out a tin of paint …   Financial and business terms

  • Overalls — O ver*alls, n. pl. 1. A kind of loose trousers worn over others to protect them from soiling. [1913 Webster] 2. Waterproof leggings. R. D. Blackmore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overalls — ☆ overalls [ō′vər ôlz΄ ] pl.n. 1. loosefitting trousers of some strong cotton cloth, often with a part extending up over the chest, worn, usually over other clothing, to protect against dirt and wear 2. [sing.] Brit. a smock or other protective… …   Universalium

  • overalls — (n.) see OVERALL (Cf. overall) …   Etymology dictionary

  • overalls — (izg. ȏverōls) m DEFINICIJA 1. široko zaštitno odijelo u jednom komadu koje se nosi u radu iznad obične odjeće kombinezon 2. žensko pamučno sportsko odijelo nalik kombinezonu s našivenim džepovima i pojasom, popularno 1960 ih ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • overalls — ☆ overalls [ō′vər ôlz΄ ] pl.n. 1. loosefitting trousers of some strong cotton cloth, often with a part extending up over the chest, worn, usually over other clothing, to protect against dirt and wear 2. [sing.] Brit. a smock or other protective… …   English World dictionary

  • overalls — əʊvÉ™rɔːls n. coverall, smock; one piece garment made of trousers and a piece of cloth that covers the chest and has shoulder straps (originally worn to protect clothes while working) o·ver·all || əʊvÉ™rɔːl n. overalls, one piece… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overalls — noun /ovərˈɑlz/ a) Loose fitting garment worn over regular clothes to protect them. b) Loose fitting pair of pants with supporting cross straps and a panel of material in the chest (called a bib), often associated with farm work. Syn: boiler suit …   Wiktionary

  • overalls — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. an over all garment, jump suit, coveralls; see clothes , pants 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • overalls — Brit. close fitting trousers worn as part of an army uniform on formal occasions. → overall …   English new terms dictionary

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