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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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