Definition of overskirt in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəskəːt


  • An outer skirt, worn over the skirt of a dress: a white satin dress with chiffon overskirt
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    • It was made of ivory silk with a cotton underskirt and a laced overskirt embroidered with delicate pink flowers.
    • The dress Astrid had chosen was simple yet elegant: a royal blue empire wasted bodice, a lighter blue flower patterned skirt with an overskirt of the same royal blue.
    • She finished with a double skirt of two colors, the overskirt being yellow, and the underskirt gray.

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