A loose-fitting protective garment worn over other clothing.

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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 — n. & adj. esp. US n. 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

  • 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 — 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

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