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“cardigan” in British English

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cardigannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɑː.dɪ.ɡən/ us /ˈkɑːr.dɪ.ɡən/ UK informal cardy, also cardie

B2 a piece of clothing, usually made from wool, that covers the upper part of the body and the arms, fastening at the front with buttons, and usually worn over other clothes

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

“cardigan” in American English

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cardigannoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑrd·ɪ·ɡən/

a sweater (= piece of clothing that covers the upper part of the body and the arms) that fastens at the front with buttons and is usually worn over other clothes

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