overgarment

noun
over·​gar·​ment | \ ˈō-vər-ˌgär-mənt How to pronounce overgarment (audio) \

Definition of overgarment

: an outer garment

Examples of overgarment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The collection features abayas, traditional loose-fitting overgarments; hijabs, the classic headscarves; and sleeveless dresses. Elizabeth Wellington, Philly.com, "Philly's Muslim fashionistas will spend this weekend at a pop-up shop just for them | Elizabeth Wellington," 10 May 2018

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First Known Use of overgarment

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Overgarment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overgarment. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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