- n. & adj. esp. US
1 something that covers entirely.
2 (usu. in pl.) a full-length protective outer garment often zipped up the front.
—attrib.adj. covering entirely (a coverall term).
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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coverall — n. a loose fitting one piece garment that is worn over other clothing, especially one with trouser like pants legs. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
coverall — [kuv′ərôl΄] n. [usually pl.] a one piece, loosefitting, outer garment with sleeves and legs, worn, often over regular clothing, as to protect against dirt … English World dictionary
coverall — noun Date: 1824 a one piece outer garment worn to protect other garments usually used in plural • coveralled adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
coverall — /kuv euhr awl /, n. 1. a loose fitting, one piece work garment, consisting of a trouserlike portion and a top with or without sleeves, worn over other clothing. 2. overalls for women. [1820 30; COVER + ALL] * * * … Universalium
coverall — noun A loose fitting protective garment worn over other clothing. Syn: overall … Wiktionary
coverall — n. protective article of clothing worn over other clothes … English contemporary dictionary
coverall — noun (usu. coveralls) N. Amer. overalls … English new terms dictionary
coverall — cov•er•all [[t]ˈkʌv ərˌɔl[/t]] n. clo Often, coveralls. a one piece work garment worn over other clothing as protection • Etymology: 1820–30 … From formal English to slang
coverall — /ˈkʌvərɔl/ (say kuvuhrawl) noun an outer protective garment of strong material, usually a one piece combination of trousers and shirt … Australian English dictionary
Overall — This article is about bib and brace overalls, shortalls, boilersuits. For the loose above the knee coat like protective garment called an overall in parts of the UK and Ireland, see Smock frock or Lab coat. For other uses, see Overall… … Wikipedia