Definition of coverall in English:


Line breaks: cover|all
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌvərɔːl
North American


(usually coveralls)
  • Overalls.
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    • Moments later, a young girl with light brown hair and jean coveralls over a white shirt opened the door, a bright grin on her face.
    • He dressed, pulling on his coveralls and his shirt over his head.
    • Before going down, miners put on special underwear, coveralls, and boots and strap on an emergency breathing device.


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  • Inclusive: a coverall term
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    • This fits rather neatly with a coverall definition of 'art'.
    • Alcohol and tobacco somehow don't fall under the coverall category of 'drugs'.
    • I have always objected when the term 'English' is used as a coverall description for those things which are happening within the UK at large.

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