underskirt


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un·der·skirt

 (ŭn′dər-skûrt′)
n.
1. A skirt worn under another skirt; a petticoat.
2. One skirt of a layered gown over which outer skirts are formed and draped.

underskirt

(ˈʌndəˌskɜːt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) any skirtlike garment worn under a skirt

un•der•skirt

(ˈʌn dərˌskɜrt)

n.
a skirt, as a petticoat, worn under another skirt or a dress.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.underskirt - undergarment worn under a skirtunderskirt - undergarment worn under a skirt  
crinoline - a full stiff petticoat made of crinoline fabric
undergarment, unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments
Translations
spodnička
underkjole
alushame
podsuknja
アンダースカート
속치마
underkjol
กระโปรงชั้นในผู้หญิง
váy mặc trong

underskirt

[ˈʌndəskɜːt] N (Brit) → enaguas fpl

underskirt

[ˈʌndərskɜːrt] n (British)jupon m

underskirt

[ˈʌndəˌskɜːt] nsottogonna

underskirt

تَنُّورَةٌ تـَحْتِيَّة spodnička underkjole Unterrock μισοφόρι enaguas alushame jupon podsuknja sottogonna アンダースカート 속치마 onderrok underskjørt halka anágua, saia de baixo нижняя юбка underkjol กระโปรงชั้นในผู้หญิง jüpon váy mặc trong 衬裙
References in classic literature ?
I have been three times to Clementine about your underskirt, etc.
A yellow dog that's spent most of his life in a cheap New York flat, sleeping in a corner on an old sateen underskirt (the one she spilled port wine on at the Lady Longshoremen's banquet), mustn't be expcctcd to perform any tricks with the art of speech.
As for the rest, every bit was made by her own hands--featherstitched pinning blankets, a crocheted jacket and cap, knitted mittens, embroidered bonnets; slim little princess slips of sensible length; underskirts on absurd Lilliputian yokes; silk-embroidered white flannel petticoats; stockings and crocheted boots, seeming to burgeon before her eyes with wriggly pink toes and plump little calves; and last, but not least, many deliciously soft squares of bird's-eye linen.
Tea-length dress in white with lace and corset back and purple sash with a purple and white underskirt.
Now, as the pressure mounts on, just one single mannequin stands in the window wearing a white wedding underskirt with a Town shirt over the top.
A glimpse of a satin underskirt, and a blush hidden in the dark.
The special edition's youthful design cues include Soul Red accents on the rear spoiler and rear underskirt, while the bespoke look can be heightened with optional PS300 dark gunmetal 15-inch alloy wheels.
Based on the 90ps SE-L Nav, the new model adds youthful design cues to the Mazda2's sporty and spirited character with Soul Red accents to the rear spoiler and rear underskirt.
Unique inside and out, the newcomer is offered with a choice of Snowflake White Pearlescent or Black Mica paint with Soul Red accents on the wing mirror covers, rear spoiler and rear underskirt.
The vehicle features a Soul Red-coloured roof spoiler and rear underskirt.
It had a skirt split at the front over a black underskirt - a feature borrowed heavily from Asian tradition.
Measure from the skirt lower edge according to the desired underskirt length plus a 1/2" seam allowance; mark.