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pin·a·fore

 (pĭn′ə-fôr′)
n.
A sleeveless garment similar to an apron, worn especially by small girls as a dress or an overdress.

[pin + afore (so called because formerly pinned to the front of the dress).]

pinafore

(ˈpɪnəˌfɔː)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) chiefly Brit an apron, esp one with a bib
2. (Clothing & Fashion) chiefly Brit short for pinafore dress
3. (Clothing & Fashion) chiefly US an overdress buttoning at the back
[C18: from pin + afore]

pin•a•fore

(ˈpɪn əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr)

n.
a sleeveless, apronlike garment usu. having buttons or a sash at the back, worn by girls and women over a dress or with a blouse.
[1775–85; earlier pin-a-fore, i.e., an apron pinned in front]
pin′a•fored`, adj.

pinafore

jumper

Pinafore

A full-length apron to protect the front of a girl’s dress. Pinafores were usually very plain, but sometimes mothers would embellish them with colored tape (as was the one on the little girl shown here) or other simple decorations.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pinafore - a sleeveless dress resembling an apronpinafore - a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
dress, frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
Translations
ثَوْب بِدون أكمام يُلْبَس فَوق البلوزهمِئْزَر بِدونِ كَمِيـنمِئْزَر يُلْبَس فَوقَ الثِّياب
propínací šatyšatová sukněšatová zástěra
børneforklædespencerspencerkjole
esiliina
pregača
gyermekkötény
ermalaus skokkursvunta
エプロン
어린이용 앞치마
prijuostėlė
priekšautssarafāns
šatová zástera
förkläde
เสื้อไม่มีแขนใช้ใส่ทับเสื้อตัวใน
önlükaskılı kolsuz giysi
áo choàng

pinafore

[ˈpɪnəfɔːʳ]
A. N (= overall, apron) → delantal m, mandil m
B. CPD pinafore dress Njumper m, pichi m (Sp)

pinafore

[ˈpɪnəfɔːr] n (mainly British)
(= apron) → tablier m
(= dress) → robe f chasublepinafore dress nrobe f chasuble

pinafore

n (= overall: for children)Kinderkittel m; (= apron)Schürze f, → Kittel m; pinafore dress (Brit) → Trägerkleid nt

pinafore

[ˈpɪnəˌfɔːʳ] n (apron) → grembiule m

pinafore

(ˈpinəfoː) noun
1. a kind of apron covering the clothes above and below the waist. The children wore pinafores at nursery school.
2. (also pinafore dress. American ˈjumper) a kind of dress with no sleeves, designed to be worn over a blouse, sweater etc.

Pinafore

مِئْزَر بِدونِ كَمِيـن šatová sukně spencer Schürze ποδιά delantal, pichi esiliina tablier pregača scamiciato エプロン 어린이용 앞치마 schort ermeforkle fartuszek avental, bibe sem mangas передник förkläde เสื้อไม่มีแขนใช้ใส่ทับเสื้อตัวใน önlük áo choàng 围裙
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If Meg had four, the house wouldn't hold them, and master and missis would have to camp in the garden," broke in Jo, who, enveloped in a big blue pinafore, was giving the last polish to the door handles.
On the morning before the election, Jerry was putting me into the shafts, when Dolly came into the yard sobbing and crying, with her little blue frock and white pinafore spattered all over with mud.
Aunt Jane six months later mitigated this martyrdom by making her a ruffled dimity pinafore, artfully shaped to conceal all the spots.
I was spared the trouble of answering, for Bessie seemed in too great a hurry to listen to explanations; she hauled me to the washstand, inflicted a merciless, but happily brief scrub on my face and hands with soap, water, and a coarse towel; disciplined my head with a bristly brush, denuded me of my pinafore, and then hurrying me to the top of the stairs, bid me go down directly, as I was wanted in the breakfast-room.
The reason why there had been space for this tete-a-tete can only be known by looking into the back kitchen, where Totty had been discovered rubbing a stray blue-bag against her nose, and in the same moment allowing some liberal indigo drops to fall on her afternoon pinafore.
I, too, will take something home with me,' and filled her pinafore full.
In those early days she had been much loved by others of her own sex and age, and had used to be seen about the village as one of three--all nearly of the same year--walking home from school side by side; Tess the middle one--in a pink print pinafore, of a finely reticulated pattern, worn over a stuff frock that had lost its original colour for a nondescript tertiary--marching on upon long stalky legs, in tight stockings which had little ladder-like holes at the knees, torn by kneeling in the roads and banks in search of vegetable and mineral treasures; her then earth-coloured hair handing like pot-hooks; the arms of the two outside girls resting round the waist of Tess; her arms on the shoulders of the two supporters.
This was so favourably received by the milkman and beadle that he would immediately have been pushed into the area if I had not held his pinafore while Richard and Mr.
It's the Judge's song out of PINAFORE - no, I don't mean PINAFORE - I mean - you know what I mean - the other thing, you know.
Letty herself, showing as to her mouth and pinafore some slight signs that she had been assisting at the gathering of the cherries which stood in a coral-heap on the tea-table, was now seated on the grass, listening open-eyed to the reading.
It is a night of rain or snow, and my mother, the little girl in a pinafore who is already his housekeeper, has been many times to the door to look for him.
Darling's friends, but if they did come she first whipped off Michael's pinafore and put him into the one with blue braiding, and smoothed out Wendy and made a dash at John's hair.