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 ?
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.
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.
OK, the net underskirts are a tad stiff, but who doesn't love a puffy skirt?
The Underskirts, who were original members of Pretty Ugly, return to show us all where the club began.
You can find them wearing gorgeous overdresses, underskirts, nightdresses, tiaras, wigs, jewellery, shoes, shirts, cuffs, tuxedos, hats, veils, gloves, and so on.
It has like a vest top and the skirt goes out with two underskirts beneath it.
I turned up to my prom at Alexandra School in Tipton in a horse and glass carriage, in a huge dress with eight underskirts and a train.
The Monday after the wedding was my kids' sports day and I quite fancied wearing it then - I liked the idea of the underskirts billowing in the wind as I cheered on my son in the egg and spoon race.
SKULL handbags, feathers, wigs, corsets, underskirts, flowers, wedding dresses and breasts on show .