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English definition of “pinafore”

pinafore

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɪn.ə.fɔːr/ us    /-fɔːr/ UK

pinafore noun [C] (LOOSE CLOTHING)

(informal pinny) a piece of clothing worn by women over the front of other clothes to keep them clean while doing something dirty, especially cooking

pinafore noun [C] (DRESS)

(US jumper) a loose dress with no sleeves, usually worn over other clothing such as a shirt
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