boiler suit

A one-piece suit combining trousers and jacket, worn for heavy or hot manual labour.

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  • boiler suit — boiler suits N COUNT A boiler suit consists of a single piece of clothing that combines trousers and a jacket. You wear it over your clothes in order to protect them from dirt while you are working. [BRIT] Syn: overalls (in AM, use overalls) …   English dictionary

  • boiler suit — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a one piece suit worn as overalls for heavy manual work …   English terms dictionary

  • boiler suit — n BrE a piece of loose clothing like trousers and a shirt joined together, that you wear over your clothes to protect them when you are working →↑overalls …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • boiler suit — n. Brit. coveralls …   English World dictionary

  • boiler suit — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms boiler suit : singular boiler suit plural boiler suits British a piece of clothing that you wear over your clothes to protect them. It consists of trousers and a jacket joined together …   English dictionary

  • boiler suit — noun Brit. a one piece suit worn as overalls for heavy manual work …   English new terms dictionary

  • boiler suit — boil′er suit n. cvb brit. clo coverall • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • boiler suit — Chiefly Brit. coveralls. Also, boilersuit. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • boiler suit — noun (C) BrE a piece of loose clothing like trousers and a shirt joined together, that you wear over your clothes to protect them boiling / bOILIN/ adjective 1 very hot: Can I open a window? It s boiling in here. | boiling hot: It s been boiling… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • boiler suit — noun : coverall …   Useful english dictionary

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