cov·​er·​all | \ ˈkə-vər-ˌȯl How to pronounce coverall (audio) \

Definition of coverall

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a one-piece outer garment worn to protect other garments usually used in plural


cov·​er-all | \ ˈkə-vər-ˌȯl How to pronounce cover-all (audio) \

Definition of cover-all (Entry 2 of 2)

: comprehensive cover-all provisions

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coveralled \ ˈkə-​vər-​ˌȯld How to pronounce coverall (audio) \ adjective

Examples of coverall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Bingo cards are $2 a pack for five games and a $2 coverall. Hartford Courant, 14 Sep. 2022 In December 2020, Mokhber donned a hooded Tyvek coverall and visited a pharmaceutical facility belonging to Shifa Pharmed, the Barkat subsidiary charged with producing Setad’s vaccine. Yeganeh Torbati, Washington Post, 21 Aug. 2022 Bingo cards are $2 a pack for five games, $2 coverall. Hartford Courant, 3 Aug. 2022 The exceptionally rare coverall is made from a fire-resistant material known as Beta Cloth. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 22 July 2022 Cost to participate is $6 per packet and includes five games and coverall., 7 Oct. 2021 The Milwaukee Police Department is asking for donations of N-95 masks, coverall safety suits, isolation gowns, goggles, hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes for officers. Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 13 Aug. 2021 Dan Colgan, administrator at Redeemer Health and Rehabilitation Center in Minneapolis, donned a protective coverall, an N95 mask and a plastic face shield to provide a graphic visual. Star Tribune, 28 July 2021 Pulling up the rear of the costume parade is Luann, not in blackface but wearing nude leggings, a bikini top, a macrame coverall, and about three statement necklaces at once. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 11 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of coverall


1824, in the meaning defined above


1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Coverall.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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cov·​er·​all | \ ˈkə-vər-ˌȯl How to pronounce coverall (audio) \

Kids Definition of coverall

: an outer garment that combines shirt and pants and is worn to protect a person's regular clothes usually used in pl.


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