Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An outer garment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A garment normally worn over other garments.

Etymologies

over +‎ garment (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The woman wore the traditional colored scarf and black overgarment.

    The Black Madonna

  • Always help a lady put on her coat or overgarment.

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  • If I were you, I would tailor myself an overgarment from bin bags or the like.

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  • With such devices, you could send a soldier in a chemical protective overgarment out into the desert, where he would normally have a limited survival time, and he could survive indefinitely with peak cognitive function.

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  • He sobs too much, though, and I wish the costume department would find him an overgarment that looks less as if it came from Goth Night at the high school

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  • CLOTHING circ circular overgarment worn by Circlian priests and priestesses octavestim garb of the Priests of Gareilem tawl overgarment worn draped over shoulders, fastened at throat tunic dress for women, shirt for men undershift undergarment for women

    The Last of the Wilds

  • Underneath the strange overgarment, she was wearing a short tunic.

    Voice of the Gods

  • CLOTHING circ - circular overgarment worn by Circlian priests and priestesses octavestim - garb of the Priests of Gareilem tawl - overgarment worn draped over shoulders fastened at throat tunic - dress for women, shirt for men undershift - undergarment for women

    Voice of the Gods

  • The old garment, the protective battle-dress overgarment is simply too heavy and, frankly, it's not reliable, so they can't use that suit.

    CNN Transcript Mar 9, 2003

  • The old battle dress overgarment is now only a backup suit and it's kept in warehouses in case the war were to drag on for a long length of time and we would have to, you know, replace the things that they now have.

    CNN Transcript Mar 9, 2003

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