Definitions

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

  • n. A garment, such as a sweater, designed to be put on or taken off over the head.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. slip-on
  • n. Any garment that it easy to put on; especially a dress or top.

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

  • n. a sweater that is put on by pulling it over the head

Etymologies

slip +‎ over (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Move up to a baby slipover, crib blanket, and girl's bolero.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Ruth had already noticed that she was dressed almost as she had been at their first meeting -- a slipover apron that Ruth had given her being the only new garment.

    The Range Boss

  • At the heart of the fresh, modern range from the Lanark, Scotland-based company, are the stunning Sine v-neck slipover and practical Beth zip-through cardigan.

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  • Key products in the Spring / Summer '08 range from the Lanark, Scotland-based company, are the stylish Jedburgh v-neck slipover and practical Glasgow zip-neck slipover, both ideal for layering.

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  • The Lanark, Scotland-based company's long-sleeved Machrie and sleeveless slipover Arklow are both manufactured from 100 per cent Superior American Pima Cotton which boasts extra long fibres, to create a softer, finer fabric.

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  • Can someone tell me where I can find short-sleeved slipover summer polo shirts with three buttons down from the neck and a left side pocket?

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  • The box presentation of the game is nice, with a foil slipover cover and fully colored manual.

    Gaming Bits

  • "They are terribly worried about the violence from organized crime in Mexico and slipover into the U.S."

    CNN.com

  • You could argue that way now, in these hours after Tom Watson has become the new king of the sport in a kingly land; when Watson has already become the Player of the Year, not to mention the future; when he has done it in the most memorable way in the annals of golf; and when he has done it for the second time in this season to the greatest player who ever wore a slipover shirt-Jack Nicklaus.

    BrothersJudd Blog

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