dungaree[duŋ′gə rē′, duŋ′gə rē′]
A woman wearing dungarees.
- a coarse cotton fabric; specif., blue denim
- work trousers or overalls made of this cloth
Origin of dungareeHindi dungrī
- A sturdy, often blue denim fabric.
- dungarees Pants or overalls made of sturdy denim fabric.
Origin of dungareeHindi du&mdot;grī.
(countable and uncountable, plural dungarees)
From Hindi डूंगरी (ḍūṅgrī, “coarse calico”), from the name of a village.