- n. Plural form of overall.
- n. Loose fitting garment worn over regular clothes to protect them.
- n. US, Canada Loose fitting pair of pants with supporting cross-straps and a panel of material in the chest (called a bib), often associated with farm work.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A kind of loose trousers worn over others to protect them from soiling.
- n. Waterproof leggings.
“After a very long wait two blokes in overalls turned up and stared at the water falling from above.”
“Watching Stephen King in overalls chugging a near vertical bottle of hooch is so lol-worthy you will pause and re-wind, I guarantee.”
“Manning the Democratic Party table at the Arkansas State Fair, he calls out to men in overalls and cowboy hats, to women pushing strollers.”
“First up: a working man in overalls, sitting on a bench eating an apple.”
“It was a pallid-eyed youth of eighteen in overalls who received Michael, receipted for him to the expressman, and carried his crate into a slope-floored concrete room that smelled offensively and chemically clean.”
“Used in overalls and jeans everywhere today, it was first developed in the sixteenth century Genoa by a French family who came from the city of Nimes, where in English “de Nimes” became “denim” and “Blue Genes” became “blue jeans”.”
“For instance, a “farmhand” in overalls and a straw hat passed by on a unicycle, wanting to know whether I was going to the sack races.”
“For most Mexicans, the Mennonites are tall, light-skinned people, dressed in overalls, who produce their famous cheese.”
“An absolutely enormous man in overalls came out of the shadows to meet us.”
“Another white man in blue clothes that I think you call overalls, he was tying a gate closed with bright orange rope.”
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All things farm and agriculture related.
above; upper; superior; eminent
all kinds of pants
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Several of these words may seem misspelled. I copied them that way from the primary source in which I found the list: Salem Gazette, Thursday, Nov. 29, 1781.
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