Definition of overskirt in English:


Syllabification: o·ver·skirt
Pronunciation: /ˈōvərˌskərt


  • An outer skirt worn over the skirt of a dress.
    More 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.

More definitions of overskirt

Definition of overskirt in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tortie
Pronunciation: ˈtɔːtiː
a tortoiseshell cat