Definition of boiler suit in English:

Share this entry

boiler suit

Pronunciation:

noun

British
A one-piece suit worn as overalls for heavy manual work.
Example sentences
  • The collection features pedal pushers combined with a tiny zip jacket, a huge triangular dress, and a single boiler suit.
  • His clothes were then cut from his body and he was thrown an orange boiler suit, gloves and headphones to wear.
  • The robber, who witnesses say wore a boiler suit and balaclava, died in hospital from his wounds five hours later.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: boil¦er suit

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.