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



BrE BrE//ˈdɜːndl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɜːrndl//
(from German)
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a very full wide skirt, pulled in tightly at the waist; a dress with a skirt like this and a closely fitting top Word Origin1930s: from south German dialect, diminutive of Dirne ‘girl’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dirndl