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overalls




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overalls
     1. n. plural of overall
     2. n. (not US or Canada) Loose fitting garment worn over regular clothes to protect them.
     3. n. (US, Canada) 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.
overall
     1. adj. All-encompassing, all around.
     2. adv. Generally; with everything considered.
     3. adv. (, en)
     4. n. (British) A garment worn over other clothing to protect it; a coverall or boiler suit. A garment, for manual labor or for casual wear, often made of a single piece of fabric, with long legs and a bib
     5. n. (in the US) A garment, worn for manual labor, with an integral covering extending to the chest, supported by straps.

Example Sentences

You might just as well put him in some overalls and plant him in the garden. 

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