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smock

 (smŏk)
n.
A loose coatlike outer garment, often worn to protect the clothes while working.
tr.v. smocked, smock·ing, smocks
1. To clothe in a smock.
2. To decorate (fabric) with smocking.

[Middle English, woman's undergarment, from Old English smoc.]

smock

(smɒk)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) any loose protective garment, worn by artists, laboratory technicians, etc
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's loose blouse-like garment, reaching to below the waist, worn over slacks, etc
3. (Clothing & Fashion) Also called: smock frock a loose protective overgarment decorated with smocking, worn formerly esp by farm workers
4. (Clothing & Fashion) archaic a woman's loose undergarment, worn from the 16th to the 18th centuries
vb
(Knitting & Sewing) to ornament (a garment) with smocking
[Old English smocc; related to Old High German smocco, Old Norse smokkr blouse, Middle High German gesmuc decoration]
ˈsmockˌlike adj

smock

(smɒk)

n.
1. a loose, lightweight overgarment worn to protect the clothing while working.
v.t.
2. to clothe in a smock.
3. to draw (a fabric) by needlework into a honeycomb pattern with diamond-shaped recesses.
[before 1000; Middle English (n.), Old English smocc orig. a garment with a hole for the head]

smock


Past participle: smocked
Gerund: smocking

Imperative
smock
smock
Present
I smock
you smock
he/she/it smocks
we smock
you smock
they smock
Preterite
I smocked
you smocked
he/she/it smocked
we smocked
you smocked
they smocked
Present Continuous
I am smocking
you are smocking
he/she/it is smocking
we are smocking
you are smocking
they are smocking
Present Perfect
I have smocked
you have smocked
he/she/it has smocked
we have smocked
you have smocked
they have smocked
Past Continuous
I was smocking
you were smocking
he/she/it was smocking
we were smocking
you were smocking
they were smocking
Past Perfect
I had smocked
you had smocked
he/she/it had smocked
we had smocked
you had smocked
they had smocked
Future
I will smock
you will smock
he/she/it will smock
we will smock
you will smock
they will smock
Future Perfect
I will have smocked
you will have smocked
he/she/it will have smocked
we will have smocked
you will have smocked
they will have smocked
Future Continuous
I will be smocking
you will be smocking
he/she/it will be smocking
we will be smocking
you will be smocking
they will be smocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been smocking
you have been smocking
he/she/it has been smocking
we have been smocking
you have been smocking
they have been smocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been smocking
you will have been smocking
he/she/it will have been smocking
we will have been smocking
you will have been smocking
they will have been smocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been smocking
you had been smocking
he/she/it had been smocking
we had been smocking
you had been smocking
they had been smocking
Conditional
I would smock
you would smock
he/she/it would smock
we would smock
you would smock
they would smock
Past Conditional
I would have smocked
you would have smocked
he/she/it would have smocked
we would have smocked
you would have smocked
they would have smocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smock - a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the anklessmock - a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
coverall - a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing
Verb1.smock - embellish by sewing in straight lines crossing each other diagonally; "The folk dancers wore smocked shirts"
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
Translations
مَريول، ثَوْب واسِع فَضْفاض
halena
busseronne
mussa
palaidinis
uzsvārcis
halena
delovna halja
iş gömleği

smock

[smɒk]
A. N (for artist) → bata f, guardapolvo m; (for expectant mother) → bata f corta, tontón m
B. VTfruncir, adornar con frunces

smock

[ˈsmɒk] n
(= loose blouse) → tunique f ample
(= protective garment) → sarrau m

smock

nKittel m; (as top) → Hänger m
vtsmoken

smock

[smɒk] n (loose shirt) → camiciotto; (blouse) → blusa; (to protect clothing) → grembiule m

smock

(smok) noun
a loose, shirt-like garment.
References in classic literature ?
The hunting-shirt is a picturesque smock-frock, being shorter, and ornamented with fringes and tassels.
Freely rose in anxious astonishment, and hastened into the shop, followed by the four Palfreys, who made a group at the parlour-door, transfixed with wonder at seeing a large man in a smock-frock, with a pitchfork in his hand, rush up to Mr.
Take off the bridle and give him a drink, ostler," said the traveller to the lad in a smock-frock, who had come out of the yard at the sound of the horse's hoofs.
The unhurried meals, the foreknowledge of deliciously empty hours to follow, the breadths of soft sky under which they walked together and reckoned time only by their hunger or thirst; the good grass beneath their feet that cheated the miles; their discoveries, always together, amid the farms--Griffons, Rocketts, Burnt House, Gale Anstey, and the Home Farm, where Iggulden of the blue smock-frock would waylay them, and they would ransack the old house once more; the long wet afternoons when, they tucked up their feet on the bedroom's deep window-sill over against the apple-trees, and talked together as never till then had they found time to talk--these things contented her soul, and her body throve.
Boythorn maintained a sentry in a smock-frock day and night, whose duty was supposed to be, in cases of aggression, immediately to ring a large bell hung up there for the purpose, to unchain a great bull-dog established in a kennel as his ally, and generally to deal destruction on the enemy.
He was a countryman in a smock-frock, with a green patch over one of his eyes.
But for the truckle-bed, a smock-frock hanging from a nail, and some sabots filled with straw, which composed the invalid's entire wardrobe, this cottage would have looked as empty as the others.