cardigan

noun car·di·gan \ ˈkär-di-gən \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of cardigan

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

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Origin and Etymology of cardigan

James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan †1868 English soldier


Cardigan

geographical name Car·di·gan \ ˈkär-di-gən \
variants: or Cardiganshire play \-ˌshir, -shər\

Definition of Cardigan

former county of western Wales; capital Aberystwyth

CARDIGAN Defined for English Language Learners

cardigan

noun

Definition of cardigan for English Language Learners

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



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