Definition of 'apron'
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Want to snap the apron strings completely during your gap year? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her face became the colour of her clean white apron. Emily Fox-Seton (1901)They are wearing white aprons and hats. Times, Sunday Times (2014)After introductions she sat on the apron stage and studied her script. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is a young man who wants to escape the apron strings and do things for himself. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your guests want to see more of you than of your apron strings endlessly retreating into the kitchen. Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)And then they donned the rubber aprons and set to work '. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)My shirt was like a butcher 's apron. The Sun (2011)Beneath her white apron, her secrets remain hers. The Sun (2009)The bullied schoolboy who clung to his mother's apron strings had done well for himself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The apron strings have to be cut, love. The Sun (2009)Is it reasonable to infer that he also is tied to mother's apron strings? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Women in the grading room wore white hats and plastic aprons; they stood at benches sorting seriously. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)Best of all is the restitution of the apron stage, bringing the actors right into the auditorium. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To either side of the path, waiters in starched white aprons held silver champagne trays out to celebrities. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Smart waitresses in white blouses and aprons led me swiftly to a wooden table with a tall, white candle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He must have been freezing in just a tiny apron and bow tie, so my first wish was for him to get indoors! The Sun (2011)He wanted to bring the audience and the actors closer together so he built an apron stage over the orchestra pit at the Savoy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was hard work and I had to wear a bow tie and a bright green apron. The Sun (2011)Still, shock over, we donned our aprons and got stuck in. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So I was the apple of her eye, very much tied to her apron strings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When I was five years old my mother made me a white butcher's apron. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'apron'
British English: apron /ˈeɪprən/ NOUN
An apron is a piece of clothing that you put on over the front of your clothes to prevent them from getting dirty.
- American English: apron
- Arabic: مَرْيَلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: avental
- Chinese: 围裙
- Croatian: pregača
- Czech: zástěra
- Danish: forklæde til madlavning
- Dutch: schort
- European Spanish: delantal cocina
- Finnish: esiliina
- French: tablier cuisine
- German: Schürze
- Greek: ποδιά
- Italian: grembiule
- Japanese: エプロン
- Korean: 앞치마
- Norwegian: forkle
- Polish: fartuch
- European Portuguese: avental
- Romanian: șorț
- Russian: фартук
- Spanish: delantal
- Swedish: förkläde klädsel
- Thai: ผ้ากันเปื้อน
- Turkish: önlük
- Ukrainian: фартух
- Vietnamese: tạp dề
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