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Clothing worn over other clothes

apron

noun

something that you wear to protect the front of your clothes, especially when you are cooking

boiler suit

noun

a piece of clothing that you wear over your clothes to protect them. It consists of trousers and a jacket joined together.

burka

noun

a loose piece of clothing that covers the head and body completely except for a space for the eyes. A burka is worn in public by Muslim women in some countries.

burqa

noun

another spelling of burka

coveralls

noun

overalls

gown

noun

a long loose piece of clothing that a doctor or patient wears during an operation in a hospital

jumpsuit

noun

a piece of clothing that covers the body, legs, and arms, and is worn over other clothes for protection

oilskins

noun

a coat and pair of trousers made from oilskin

overalls

noun

a single piece of clothing with trousers and long sleeves, worn over your clothes to protect them when you are working. The American word is overall.

pinafore

noun

a piece of clothing that a woman wears over her clothes to keep them clean when she is cooking

pinny

noun

a pinafore 2

poncho

noun

a piece of clothing that consists of a large square piece of cloth with a hole in the middle to put your head through, worn over your other clothes

smock

noun

a long loose shirt worn over ordinary clothes to keep them clean

tabard

noun

a piece of clothing that covers the chest and back, worn over other clothes, especially in the past by knights (=soldiers who rode horses)

vest

noun

a piece of clothing with no sleeves or collar worn over other clothes, for example for protection

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