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  • adj. Wearing overalls

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Examples

  • ¬†As I pulled away from the park, another gold flash hit my vision, and I watched a black-haired, OshKosh b'gosh overalled boy disappear and then a blond-haired girl with a purple polka-dotted ribbon laced through her braids.

    The Time Broker

  • In turn I knew my Granddad in the overalled town crew.

    The Best American Poetry 2010

  • Whether it's the distinct biting taste, or the sight of rubber-overalled men waist-deep in lakes of crimson, or the POP of your grandmother opening a mason jar of her preserves well, maybe the movie version of your grandmother, we all know a thing or two about cranberries.

    Chris Elam: WATCH: The Astonishing Medicinal Powers of the Cranberry

  • I expected at any minute for an overalled man to appear and start polishing my headlamps with a yellow duster.

    Pump and Circumstance

  • Short and overalled, a small figure stepped out of the roadside scrub and declaimed.

    The Death of James A. Garfield « A Fly in Amber

  • And, in fact, four or five overalled Planet Glass bruisers were scrambling to make whole as many cars, vacuuming up shards of broken safety glass, removing door panels, gluing new windshields in place.

    Nutrition

  • Presently, she glimpsed Al Edwards climbing like an overalled monkey across one of the rigs.

    New Race

  • Quality Auctioneers '- parked outside Mona's little cottage, with overalled workmen busily carrying out her pathetic goods and furniture, to load them for removal.

    The Elvis Latte

  • As a backup strategy, Id planned on stopping at the service station on the outskirts of Como and asking my gruff overalled friend there.

    The Italian Summer

  • Outside again, I told the stocky, friendly, overalled attendant a gruff, good man, who assured me, after three words, that I spoke Italian beautifully that I was headed to Montorfano and asked if he could help me find the correct road.

    The Italian Summer

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