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coverall Syllabification: cov·er·all
Pronunciation: /ˈkəvərˌôl/
North American

Definition of coverall in English:


(usually coveralls)
1A full-length protective outer garment often zipped up the front.
Example sentences
  • Moments later, a young girl with light brown hair and jean coveralls over a white shirt opened the door, a bright grin on her face.
  • He dressed, pulling on his coveralls and his shirt over his head.
  • Before going down, miners put on special underwear, coveralls, and boots and strap on an emergency breathing device.
1.1 [as modifier] Inclusive: a coverall term
More example sentences
  • This fits rather neatly with a coverall definition of 'art'.
  • Alcohol and tobacco somehow don't fall under the coverall category of 'drugs'.
  • I have always objected when the term 'English' is used as a coverall description for those things which are happening within the UK at large.

Words that rhyme with coverall

Walsall • tattersall

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