Dungarees

Pronunciation: [ duhng-guh-ree ]


Definition: noun

work clothes, overalls, etc. made of blue denim

Origin: Early 17th century; Hindi


Etymology: from Hindi duṅgrī


Usage:

Synonyms:

  • denims

  • jeans

  • pants

  • trousers

Antonyms:

  • gown

  • suit

Example: He was ready for work, dressed in his dungarees.

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