pinafore noun definition in Clothes topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

pinafore

 noun: Clothes topic
1 (also pinafore dress) (both especially British English) (usually North American English jumper) a loose dress with no sleeves, usually worn over a blouse or sweater2 (old-fashioned) (informal pinny) (both British English) a long loose piece of clothing without sleeves, worn by women over the front of their clothes to keep them clean, for example when cooking3 a loose piece of clothing like a dress without sleeves, worn by children over their clothes to keep them clean, or by young girls over a dress

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