Definition of salopettes noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsæləˈpets//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsæləˈpets//
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a piece of clothing worn for skiing or sailing, consisting of trousers/pants with a part that comes up over your shoulders Word Origin 1970s: from French salopette in the same sense + -s by analogy with such words as trousers.