boil·​er·​suit | \ ˈbȯi-lər-ˌsüt How to pronounce boilersuit (audio) \

Definition of boilersuit

chiefly British

Examples of boilersuit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are surprising touches of prep here and there—in madras skirts, three-piece suits, and mixed plaids—and lots of utility pieces, from cargo pants to boilersuits. Alex Finch, Vogue, 16 Oct. 2019 Guests at Hindmarch’s presentation were shown into the vast space that is Inigo Jones’s Banqueting House—the perfect example of neo-Palladian architecture in Britain—and asked to change into protective white boilersuits. Luke Leitch, Vogue, 17 Sep. 2018 Take the casual route in Madewell’s full-on denim, or Miu Miu’s easygoing boilersuit boasting a print of fun flags. Katie Devlin, Vogue, 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of boilersuit

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of boilersuit was in 1928

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“Boilersuit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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