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dungaree

dun·ga·ree

dungaree

 
pronunciation:
duhng g ri
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a heavy, coarse cotton fabric, usu. blue; denim.
definition 2: (pl.) pants made of dungaree; blue jeans.
definition 3: (chiefly British; pl.) loose-fitting, heavy cotton trousers with a bib and shoulder straps, often worn over clothes for protection from soiling; overalls.
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Dungaree comes from a Hindi word that means "coarse cotton cloth."
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