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smock

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noun \ˈsmäk\

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 in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology 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

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Definition of smock

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to embroider or shirr with smocking

1888

First Known Use of smock

1888

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SMOCK Defined for English Language Learners

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smock

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noun \ˈsmäk\

Definition of smock for English Language Learners

  • : 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


SMOCK Defined for Kids

smock

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noun \ˈsmäk\

Definition of smock for Students

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



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