Dictionary

cardigan

noun car·di·gan \ˈkär-di-gən\

: a sweater that opens like a jacket and that is fastened in the front with buttons

Full Definition of CARDIGAN

:  a usually collarless sweater or jacket that opens the full length of the center front
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of CARDIGAN

James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan †1868 English soldier
First Known Use: 1862

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

Cardigan

geographical name Car·di·gan \ˈkär-di-gən\

Definition of CARDIGAN

former county W Wales Aberystwyth

Variants of CARDIGAN

Car·di·gan or Car·di·gan·shire \-ˌshir, -shər\

Browse

3 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: Cardigan Welsh corgiPrevious Word in the Dictionary: cardiformAll Words Near: cardigan
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears