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  • adj. Wearing overalls


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  •  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.


  • 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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