What is another word for underskirt?

Pronunciation: [ˌʌndəskˈɜːt] (IPA)

Underskirt is a type of garment that is worn underneath a skirt or dress to provide an additional layer of coverage. It is also known as a petticoat or slip. There are various synonyms for underskirt, including crinoline, tutu, hoop skirt, under petticoat, and underslip. The term crinoline refers to a stiffened or structured petticoat that shapes the skirt or dress and adds volume. A tutu is a fluffy, layered underskirt worn by ballerinas and dancers. A hoop skirt is a type of crinoline with a wire frame that supports the skirt's shape. An under petticoat is a thin underskirt worn for modesty, while an underslip is a smooth, fitted underskirt that helps to prevent static cling.

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Usage examples for Underskirt

She had on a black Ernani dress, and a nice silk underskirt; and as she lifted herself along with her hands, hoist after hoist sidewise, of course the thin stuff dragged on the rocks and began to go to pieces.
"We Girls: A Home Story"
Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
Veiled with superb point d'Alencon falling from her diadem of orange blossom, gowned in pleated silk muslin over an underskirt of white satin, the bride looked so extremely happy, so radiant at having conquered, that she seemed almost pretty.
"Paris From the "Three Cities""
Emile Zola
From a pocket in her underskirt she drew a number of papers, and these she carefully sorted out.
"The Law-Breakers"
Ridgwell Cullum

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