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car·di·gan

 (kär′dĭ-gən)
n.
A knitted garment, such as a sweater or jacket, that opens down the full length of the front.

[After the Seventh Earl of Cardigan, James Thomas Brudenell (1797-1868), British army officer.]

cardigan

(ˈkɑːdɪɡən)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a knitted jacket or sweater with buttons up the front
[C19: named after the 7th Earl of Cardigan]

Cardigan

(ˈkɑːdɪɡən)
n
(Breeds) the larger variety of corgi, having a long tail

Cardigan

(ˈkɑːdɪɡən)
n
(Biography) 7th Earl of, title of James Thomas Brudenell. 1797–1868, British cavalry officer. He led the charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava (1854) during the Crimean War

car•di•gan

(ˈkɑr dɪ gən)

n.
a usu. collarless knitted sweater or jacket that opens down the front.
[1865–70; after J. T. Brudnell, 7th Earl of Cardigan (1797–1868), British officer of Crimean War fame]

Car•di•gan

(ˈkɑr dɪ gən)

n.
2. See Welsh corgi.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardigan - knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zippercardigan - knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper
slide fastener, zip fastener, zipper, zip - a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
sweater, jumper - a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
2.Cardigan - slightly bowlegged variety of corgi having rounded ears and a long tail
corgi, Welsh corgi - either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like head
Translations
جاكيت كارديجانسُتْرَةٌ صُوفِيَّة
svetrvesta
cardigan
villatakki
vesta
kardigán
golftreyja, jakkapeysa
カーディガン
카디건
susegamas megztinis
jaka
pletená vesta
jopica
cardigankofta
เสื้อไหมพรมติดกระดุมหน้า
áo len

cardigan

[ˈkɑːdɪgən] Nchaqueta f de punto, rebeca f

cardigan

[ˈkɑːrdɪgən] ncardigan m

cardigan

nStrickjacke f

cardigan

[ˈkɑːdɪgən] ncardigan m inv

cardigan

(ˈkaːdigən) noun
a knitted jacket which buttons up the front.

cardigan

سُتْرَةٌ صُوفِيَّة svetr cardigan Strickjacke ζακέτα κάρντιγκαν chaqueta, chaqueta de punto villatakki gilet vesta cardigan カーディガン 카디건 vest kardigan sweter rozpinany cardigan, casaco de malha кардиган kofta เสื้อไหมพรมติดกระดุมหน้า hırka áo len 开襟衫
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