Meaning of “overalls” in the English Dictionary

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"overalls" in British English

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overallsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈəʊ.vər.ɔːlz/ us /ˈoʊ.vɚ.ɑːlz/

UK US coveralls a piece of clothing that covers both the upper and lower parts of the body and is worn especially over other clothes to protect them:

She put on some overalls and got out a tin of paint.

US UK dungarees a pair of trousers with an extra piece of cloth that covers the chest and is held in place by a strap over each shoulder

(Definition of “overalls” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overalls" in American English

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overallsplural noun

us /ˈoʊ·vərˌɔlz/

a pair of pants with an extra piece of cloth that covers the chest and is held in place by a strap over each shoulder

(Definition of “overalls” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"overalls" in Business English

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overallsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈəʊvərɔːlz/ us

UK US coveralls a piece of clothing like a shirt and trousers in one piece, that is worn especially over other clothes to protect them:

She put on some overalls and got out a tin of paint.

(Definition of “overalls” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)