Dungaree

Dungaree may refer to:

  • Dungarees, jeans made from denim or, in the United Kingdom, Bib and brace overalls
  • Dungarees, nickname of the cotton working and tropical field uniform, equivalent to US Army Fatigues, used by the United States Marines during World War II, for
  • Dungaree, a Hindu goddess living on a Dungar, a moderate size hill or a small mountain
  • Dungaree, a type of onion

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  • Dungaree — Dun ga*ree , n. 1. A coarse kind of unbleached cotton fabric; blue denim. [Written also {dungari}.] [India] [1913 Webster] 2. pl. Trousers, overalls or similar work clothes made of blue denim. [PJC] 3. pl. Same as {blue jeans}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dungaree — 1610s, dongerijns, from Hindi dungri coarse calico, from the name of a village, now one of the quarters of Bombay …   Etymology dictionary

  • dungaree — [duŋ΄gə rē′, duŋ′gə rē΄] n. [Hindi dungrī] 1. a coarse cotton fabric; specif., blue denim 2. [pl.] work trousers or overalls made of this cloth …   English World dictionary

  • dungaree — noun /ˌdʌŋ.ɡəˈɹiː/ a) Heavy denim fabric, often blue; blue jean material. He wore an open jacket, with a splotch of tar on the sleeve, a red and black check shirt, dungaree trousers, and heavy boots badly worn. b) Pants or overalls made from such …   Wiktionary

  • dungaree — n. 1 a coarse Indian calico. 2 (in pl.) a overalls etc. made of dungaree or similar material, worn esp. by workers. b trousers with a bib worn by children or as a fashion garment. Etymology: Hindi dungri …   Useful english dictionary

  • dungaree — noun Etymology: Hindi dũgrī & Urdu dungrī Date: 1673 1. a heavy coarse durable cotton twill woven from colored yarns; specifically blue denim 2. plural clothes made usually of blue denim • dungareed adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dungaree — /dung geuh ree /, n. 1. dungarees, a. work clothes, overalls, etc., of blue denim. b. See blue jeans. 2. blue denim. [1605 15; < Hindi dungri kind of coarse cloth] * * * …   Universalium

  • dungaree — heavy coarse durable twilled cotton, usually coloured Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • dungaree — dun·ga·ree || ‚dʌŋgÉ™ riː n. type of course fabric; overalls (British) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dungaree — underage …   Anagrams dictionary


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