Definition of underskirt in English:

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underskirt

Pronunciation: /ˈəndərˌskərt/

noun

A skirt worn under another; a petticoat.
Example sentences
  • It was made of ivory silk with a cotton underskirt and a laced overskirt embroidered with delicate pink flowers.
  • Traditional native clothing for women includes an apron over a long skirt and many underskirts.
  • Her attire was simply undergarments, and an underskirt, usually attached to the gown just around the waist, to protect the gown from mud and tearing.

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Syllabification: un·der·skirt

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