underskirt

noun
un·​der·​skirt | \ ˈən-dər-ˌskərt How to pronounce underskirt (audio) \

Definition of underskirt

: a skirt worn under an outer skirt especially : petticoat

Examples of underskirt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The only blood found on Lizzie Borden was a tiny speck on an underskirt. Erin Moriarty, CBS News, 26 Mar. 2021 The only blood found on Lizzie Borden was a tiny speck on an underskirt. Erin Moriarty, CBS News, 26 Mar. 2021 The seams were lovely, the beading nicely done, the underskirt was double thickness and well constructed. Jennifer Chan, PEOPLE.com, 24 Aug. 2021 The only blood found on Lizzie Borden was a tiny speck on an underskirt. Erin Moriarty, CBS News, 26 Mar. 2021 The dress was composed of French Chantilly lace and English Cluny lace throughout the bodice, skirt and underskirt. Lanford Beard, PEOPLE.com, 13 Aug. 2021 The only blood found on Lizzie Borden was a tiny speck on an underskirt. Erin Moriarty, CBS News, 26 Mar. 2021 The only blood found on Lizzie Borden was a tiny speck on an underskirt. Erin Moriarty, CBS News, 26 Mar. 2021 The only blood found on Lizzie Borden was a tiny speck on an underskirt. Erin Moriarty, CBS News, 26 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of underskirt

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Underskirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underskirt. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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