dungaree

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dungaree a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dungaree A coarse kind of unbleached cotton fabric; blue denim.
    • Dungaree Same as blue jeans.
    • Dungaree Trousers, overalls or similar work clothes made of blue denim.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dungaree A coarse cotton stuff, generally blue, worn by sailors.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dungaree dung′ga-ri a coarse Indian calico:
    • Dungaree Also Dung′eree
    • n Dungaree dung′ga-ri (pl.) trousers of such
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Hindi.

Usage

In literature:

Johnson was in the waist, in a red shirt and dungaree trousers, his eye kindled with activity.
"The Wrecker" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
Take your extra shirts and dungarees along.
"Adventure" by Jack London
Then Mr Hay takes your friend in the blue dungaree.
"The Ebb-Tide A Trio And Quartette" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyde Osbourne
Ralph stood at the wheel shivering, clad in a suit of dungarees.
"The Shellback's Progress" by Walter Runciman
He was activating the screen when Jennifer, in a magnificent rage in spite of soaked blouse and dungarees, advanced on him.
"Traders Risk" by Roger Dee
He was dressed in a pea-jacket and dungaree pants, but had no boots.
"Rídan The Devil And Other Stories" by Louis Becke
Ramos' bubb was spinning once more, but he was wearing just dungarees.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
He was dressed filthily in a pair of ragged dungarees, and the upper part of his body was naked.
"The Trembling of a Leaf" by William Somerset Maugham
The boys changed into rough shirts and dungarees.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
Clad only in dungaree trousers and singlet, I go below, on watch.
"An Ocean Tramp" by William McFee
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In poetry:

" For I soaked my sea-boots and my dungarees
—Ah-way O, to me O—
In the good salt water that the Lord don't freeze "—
Oh sing, my bullies, let the bullgine run.
"The Big Black Trawler" by Alfred Noyes
And there'd be some with pigtails, and some with buckled shoes,
And smocks and caps like pirates that sailors once did use,
And high sea-boots and oilskins and tarry dungaree,
And shoddy suits men sold them when they came fresh from sea.
"Ghosts In Deptford" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Dungarees, clogs, printed windbreakers: Designer Kinder Aggugini says his spring collection is inspired by fishermen, though the clothes are much more suitable for glamorous sailing than your average fishing trip.
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