Definitions

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  • n. A sleeveless tunic with a pleated skirt most commonly seen as part of a girl's school uniform.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sleeveless tunic worn by English girls as part of a school uniform

Etymologies

gym +‎ slip (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then there are short, gymslip-style black jersey dresses by Gwen ...

    Piers Fawkes: Clothing Company to go Logo-less and Brand-less

  • I am just waiting for Topshop to start selling those gymslip pinafores.

    amuchmoreexotic: Beats Lord of the Rings

  • The Eastern Cape figure was almost double that of Gauteng, which had 2336 gymslip pregnancies, and more than five times higher than the 997 in KwaZulu-Natal.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • When I went to primary school, many aeons ago, the only kit required was a satchel, a gymslip and a clean hankie.

    back to school

  • She was eventually expelled from Merchant Taylors' Girls' School in Crosby after being caught with a "dirty rhyme" as she called it, written by someone else, in her gymslip pocket.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Baron von Richtofen, Biggin Hill, 26/07/2011 20:22 Mugwump, Boris the Bafoon would look great in a gymslip!

    Evening Standard - Home

  • They could be victims of bullying, gymslip mothers or perhaps share Oliver's literacy problem.

    Home

  • Nine months later - or two hours in TV drama time - she was back on the diving board, with her dreams revised and a doting dad holding the baby by the poolside, minutes after a snottery-nosed declaration that he and his gymslip mum were about to ruin each other's lives by staying together.

    The Daily Record - Home

  • Carlisle's gymslip mums challenging the stereotypes

    News round-up

  • A paedophobic gymslip gem, it should be on the shelves of anyone hoping to fathom the lurid, fractal mess of turn-of-the-century British culture, a must for those of us who cannot stomach Cute unless it’s gnawed down to the painful cuticle.

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