Dictionary
3 ENTRIES FOUND:

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

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

Next Word in the Dictionary: Cardigan Welsh corgiPrevious Word in the Dictionary: cardiformAll Words Near: cardigan
April 02, 2015
capricious Hear it
impulsive or unpredictable
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
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