Definition of 'pinafore'
Example sentences containing 'pinafore'
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Her face was inscrutable, but her fingers clenched and unclenched beneath the frilled gingham of her pinafore. THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (2002)She was wearing a shabby black pinafore dress and a yellow ribbon in her hair. DESPERADOES (2002)A tall, round woman with a grey bun of hair and a floral pinafore came stalking up. LOOKING FOR ANDREW MCCARTHY (2002)
Trends of 'pinafore'
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Translations for 'pinafore'
British English: pinafore /ˈpɪnəˌfɔː/ NOUN
A pinafore or a pinafore dress is a sleeveless dress. It is worn over a blouse or sweater.
- American English: pinafore
- Arabic: مِئْزَر بِدونِ كَمِيـن
- Brazilian Portuguese: avental
- Chinese: 围裙
- Croatian: pregača
- Czech: šatová sukně
- Danish: spencer
- Dutch: schort
- European Spanish: pichi escolar
- Finnish: esiliina
- French: tablier robe
- German: Schürze
- Greek: ποδιά
- Italian: scamiciato
- Japanese: エプロン
- Korean: 어린이용 앞치마
- Norwegian: ermeforkle
- Polish: fartuszek
- European Portuguese: bibe sem mangas
- Romanian: sarafan
- Russian: передник
- Spanish: delantal
- Swedish: förkläde klädsel
- Thai: เสื้อไม่มีแขนใช้ใส่ทับเสื้อตัวใน
- Turkish: önlük
- Ukrainian: фартух
- Vietnamese: áo choàng
Definition of pinafore from the Collins English Dictionary
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