Definition of overskirt in English:

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overskirt

Pronunciation: /ˈōvərˌskərt/

noun

An outer skirt worn over the skirt of a dress.
Example sentences
  • It was made of ivory silk with a cotton underskirt and a laced overskirt embroidered with delicate pink flowers.
  • The dress Astrid had chosen was simple yet elegant: a royal blue empire wasted bodice, a lighter blue flower patterned skirt with an overskirt of the same royal blue.
  • She finished with a double skirt of two colors, the overskirt being yellow, and the underskirt gray.

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Syllabification: o·ver·skirt

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