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1. A sturdy, often blue denim fabric.
2. dungarees Pants or overalls made of sturdy denim fabric.

[Hindi duṁgrī.]


1. (Textiles) a coarse cotton fabric used chiefly for work clothes, etc
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (plural)
a. a suit of workman's overalls made of this material consisting of trousers with a bib attached
b. a casual garment resembling this, usually worn by women or children
3. (Clothing & Fashion) US trousers
[C17: from Hindi dungrī, after Dungrī, district of Mumbai, where this fabric originated]


(ˌdʌŋ gəˈri)

1. dungarees,
a. work clothes, overalls, etc., of blue denim.
2. blue denim.
[1605–15; < Hindi dungrī kind of coarse cloth]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dungaree - a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabricdungaree - a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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He wore an open jacket, with a splotch of tar on the sleeve, a red-and-black check shirt, dungaree trousers, and heavy boots badly worn.
By what right did this ragged beachcomber, in dungaree trousers and a cotton shirt, suggest such a thing as peace and content to him and his overwrought, exhausted soul?
The blue dungaree trousers turned up the calf, one leg a little higher than the other, the clean check shirt, the white canvas cap, evidently made by himself, made up a whole of peculiar smartness, and the persistent jauntiness of his gait, even, poor fellow, when he couldn't help tottering, told of his invincible spirit.
As we head further into spring, short dungarees and dungaree dresses will ensure the staying power of the all-in-one as an essential style of the season.
She had long dark wavy hair, a stocky build and was wearing a red cropped baggy top and dark-coloured dungaree type trousers.
Wearing a beige coloured dress with a plunging dungaree style top, the 48- year-old, who split from husband Mark Levinson, told TV chat show host Jonathan Ross: "I'm actively dating.
The Company is comprised of three divisions: upscale brand Rem Garson, which can be found in stores such as Barney's, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Neiman Marcus; a private label division that designs, sources and produces outerwear for some of the best known designer names and retailers today; and a licensed brand division which includes, Lucky Brand Dungaree Outerwear and FUBU The Collection Leather.
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Wearing sunglasses and dressed down in a denim dungaree frock, The Voice judge may have hoped to pass unnoticed.