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underskirt Line breaks: under|skirt
Pronunciation: /ˈʌndəskəːt/

Definition of underskirt in English:


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.

Words that rhyme with underskirt

miniskirt • expert
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