Definition of Dirndl

1. Noun. A full skirt with a gathered waistband.

Generic synonyms: Gathered Skirt



2. Noun. A dress with a tight bodice and full skirt.
Generic synonyms: Dress, Frock

Definition of Dirndl

1. Noun. A traditional Alpine women's dress having a tight bodice and full skirt ¹

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Definition of Dirndl

1. a woman's dress [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dirndl

dirigomotor
dirimens copulatio
diriment
dirk
dirkas
dirke
dirked
dirkes
dirking
dirkness
dirks
dirl
dirled
dirling
dirls
dirndl (current term)
dirndled
dirndls
dirofilaria
dirofilaria immitis
dirofilariasis
dirt
dirt-cheap
dirt-dauber
dirt-daubers
dirt-eating
dirt-poor
dirt ball
dirt bike
dirt bikes

Literary usage of Dirndl

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1816)
"Hut when the^'Jj fi primate of Egypt, deserted and proscribed by the Latin dirndl, was left destitute of any foreign support, Constantius despatched two of ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, Richard Burn, John Williams (1791)
"... af- tf firm, or maintain that the common laws of this realm, " not altered by parliament, ought not to dirndl: the right " of the crown of England; ..."

3. A Short History of Germany by Ernest Flagg Henderson (1908)
"... to grant almost every claim the dirndl put forward, the Papacy, in reality, was completely liming its grip on Germany. When, in 1376, Charles de- li ..."

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