overgarment

noun

over·​gar·​ment ˈō-vər-ˌgär-mənt How to pronounce overgarment (audio)
: 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, 10 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overgarment was in the 15th century

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“Overgarment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overgarment. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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overgarment

noun
over·​gar·​ment ˈō-vər-ˌgär-mənt How to pronounce overgarment (audio)
: an outer garment
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