Definition of union suit in English:

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union suit

Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞onyən so͞ot/


North American dated
A single undergarment combining shirt and pants.
Example sentences
  • Swearing silently, he got up and closed the window wishing he had a bathrobe - or a union suit like Kat's.
  • This union suit combined a knit flannel waist and drawers in one.
  • Some plucky New Zealanders are trying to reinvigorate the union suit, but that model may - like the 78 or the villanelle - have already plunged off the cliff of obsolescence.

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Syllabification: un·ion suit

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