Definition of slipover in English:

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slipover

Pronunciation: /ˈslɪpəʊvə/

noun

A pullover, typically one without sleeves.
Example sentences
  • When it was cold, knee length, turned over socks and woollen jerseys were worn, whilst in the summer short sleeved shirts and Fair Isle slipovers were popular.
  • These slipovers are also highly durable and are great for rental costumes.
  • Hosiery constitutes 22% of import (mostly from China), slipovers, jackets, and sweaters - 17%, and knitwear polo shirts, tee-shirts, and underwaists - 16%.

adjective

(slip-over) Denoting a garment designed to be put on over the head: a slip-over sweater
More example sentences
  • The little slipover number fit beautifully, although my friend didn't remember her mother ever wearing it.
  • The present invention relates as indicated to slipover headrest pillows in general and to an easily assembled and installed slipover headrest pillow assembly in particular.
  • Buy this lambswool Slipover Jumper online from the top brands.
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