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dun·ga·ree

dungaree

 
pronunciation:
duhng g ri
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a heavy cotton fabric; blue denim.
definition 2: (plural) pants made of this cloth; blue jeans.
definition 3: (plural) a British word for loose-fitting, heavy trousers with a bib that covers the chest, often worn over clothes for protection from soiling. This meaning of dungarees has a meaning similar to the American word overalls.
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Dungaree comes from a Hindi word that means "coarse cotton cloth."
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