What is another word for pinafore?

Pronunciation: [pˈɪnɐfˌɔː] (IPA)

A pinafore refers to a sleeveless apron-like garment, typically worn over a dress or blouse, which covers the front of the body and ties at the back. Some synonyms for the word include apron dress, jumper dress, tunic, smock, and overall dress. Apron dress and jumper dress are used primarily in fashion contexts, while tunic and smock connote a looser fit and broader use beyond the feminine garment. Overall dress has a more utilitarian sense, used in contexts that involve manual labor or practicality, such as farming or gardening. Regardless of the word used, pinafores are simple yet charming garments that can complement a wide variety of outfits.

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What are the hypernyms for Pinafore?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Pinafore?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for pinafore (as nouns)

Usage examples for Pinafore

"I thought I'd collect some fresh eggs for your tea, nursey," said the incorrigible child; "and I had three or four in my pinafore when I dropped them.
"Girls of the Forest"
L. T. Meade
There was no guard in front of the open fire, and the draught had drawn her pinafore towards the bars and set it on fire, and the flames were mounting around her, and already her hair was singed.
"Dick Lionheart"
Mary Rowles Jarvis
Presently the bolts of the opposite door were gently drawn, and out came the daintiest little figure, in a fresh blue cotton frock and white pinafore, her rosy lips parted with a smile, and her eyes dancing with the light of the morning of life.
"Little Miss Joy"
Emma Marshall

Famous quotes with Pinafore

  • The pinafore of the child will be more than a match for the frock of the bishop and the surplice of the priest.
    James Martineau

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