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smock

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noun \ˈsmäk\

Simple Definition of smock

  • : a light and loose long shirt usually worn over your regular clothing to protect it from getting dirty

  • : a long shirt usually worn by women

Full Definition of smock

  1. 1 archaic :  a woman's undergarment; especially :  chemise

  2. 2 :  a light loose garment worn especially for protection of clothing while working

Examples of smock

  1. The children's smocks were covered with paint.



Origin of smock

Middle English smok, from Old English smoc; akin to Old High German smocco adornment


First Known Use: before 12th century


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smock

transitive verb

Definition of smock

  1. :  to embroider or shirr with smocking



1888

First Known Use of smock

1888

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SMOCK Defined for Kids

smock

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noun \ˈsmäk\

Definition of smock

  1. :  a loose outer garment worn especially for protection of clothing <an artist's smock>




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