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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 ?
That which gave me most uneasiness among these maids of honour(when my nurse carried me to visit then) was, to see them use me without any manner of ceremony, like a creature who had no sort of consequence: for they would strip themselves to the skin, and put on their smocks in my presence, while I was placed on their toilet, directly before their naked bodies, which I am sure to me was very far from being a tempting sight, or from giving me any other emotions than those of horror and disgust: their skins appeared so coarse and uneven, so variously coloured, when I saw them near, with a mole here and there as broad as a trencher, and hairs hanging from it thicker than packthreads, to say nothing farther concerning the rest of their persons.
I am glad that she has gone," he said to himself, "she has a decidedly middle-class mind"; and he sank a little deeper still into the mud, and began to think about the loneliness of genius, when suddenly two little boys in white smocks came running down the bank, with a kettle and some faggots.
While he was taken up with these vagaries, then, the time and the hour- an unlucky one for him- arrived for the Asturian to come, who in her smock, with bare feet and her hair gathered into a fustian coif, with noiseless and cautious steps entered the chamber where the three were quartered, in quest of the carrier; but scarcely had she gained the door when Don Quixote perceived her, and sitting up in his bed in spite of his plasters and the pain of his ribs, he stretched out his arms to receive his beauteous damsel.
There were drunken peasants; snub-nosed old harridans in slippers; bareheaded artisans; cab drivers; every species of beggar; boys; a locksmith's apprentice in a striped smock, with lean, emaciated features which seemed to have been washed in rancid oil; an ex-soldier who was offering penknives and copper rings for sale; and so on, and so on.
The accommodation, provided for passengers waiting at this Junction, was distinctly inadequate--a single wooden bench, apparently intended for three sitters only: and even this was already partially occupied by a very old man, in a smock frock, who sat, with rounded shoulders and drooping head, and with hands clasped on the top of his stick so as to make a sort of pillow for that wrinkled face with its look of patient weariness.
It was a tale told serially by Cloke in the barn, or his wife in the dairy, the last chapters reserved for the kitchen o' nights by the big fire, when the two had been half the day exploring about the house, where old Iggulden, of the blue smock, cackled and chuckled to see them.
This garment presented itself, I took it, and I left my ancient black smock, which, for a hermetic like myself, was far from being hermetically closed.
If it were hot," Prince Andrew would reply at such times very dryly to his sister, "he could go out in his smock, but as it is cold he must wear warm clothes, which were designed for that purpose.
and then, turning myself to a wrought smock, do what I list.
She herself, I noticed, was dressed in her white land smock.
He shan't ever have a morsel of meat of mine, or a varden to buy it: if she will ha un, one smock shall be her portion.
And his wife dealt out stockings, and calico shirts, and smock frocks, and comforting drinks to the old folks with the "rheumatiz," and good counsel to all; and kept the coal and clothes' clubs going, for yule-tide, when the bands of mummers came round, dressed out in ribbons and coloured paper caps, and stamped round the Squire's kitchen, repeating in true sing-song vernacular the legend of St.