Dirndl meaning

dûrndl
A full-skirted dress with a tight bodice and low neck, that is either sleeveless or has short full sleeves.
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A full skirt with a gathered waistband.
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A kind of dress with a full skirt, gathered waist, and closefitting bodice.
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A full skirt with a gathered waist.
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A traditional Alpine women's dress having a tight bodice and full skirt.
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Origin of dirndl

  • German short for Dirndlkleid German dialectal Dirndl diminutive of Dirne girl (from Old High German diorna) Kleid dress

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From German. In the South German dialects (Bairisch), the word originally referred to a young woman or a girl.

    From Wiktionary