Definition of boiler suit in English:

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boiler suit

Pronunciation: /ˈboilər ˈˌso͞ot/


British term for coveralls (see coverall).
Example sentences
  • The collection features pedal pushers combined with a tiny zip jacket, a huge triangular dress, and a single boiler suit.
  • His clothes were then cut from his body and he was thrown an orange boiler suit, gloves and headphones to wear.
  • The robber, who witnesses say wore a boiler suit and balaclava, died in hospital from his wounds five hours later.

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Syllabification: boil·er suit

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