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pull-on

Syllabification: pull-on
Pronunciation: /ˈpo͝olän
 
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Definition of pull-on in English:

adjective

[attributive]
(Of a garment) designed to be put on without the need to undo any fastenings: pull-on trousers with an elastic waist
More example sentences
  • I had been working my way through the pile and that morning I had put on a comfortable, simply cut pull-on dress with a soft collar like they have on rugby shirts.
  • Another option is a pull-on skirt - choose either a straight or softly flowing style.
  • Here they provide pull-on boot covers, so you don't muddy the floor or have to unlace; a very good idea.

noun

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A pull-on garment.
Example sentences
  • For men, the leather soled Chelsea boot zip-up or pull-on is the boot to have.

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