Definition of Pinafore

1. Noun. A sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing.

Exact synonyms: Jumper, Pinny
Generic synonyms: Dress, Frock



Definition of Pinafore

1. n. An apron for a child to protect the front part of dress; a tier.

Definition of Pinafore

1. Noun. A sleeveless dress, often similar to an apron, generally worn over other clothes. Most often worn by young girls as an overdress. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pinafore

1. a child's apron [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinafore

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pinacol rearrangement
pinacolborane
pinacolin
pinacolins
pinacolone
pinacolones
pinacols
pinacone
pinacones
pinacotheca
pinacothecas
pinacothek
pinacotheks
pinacyanol
pinafore (current term)
pinafored
pinafores
pinakbet
pinakiolite
pinakoid
pinakoids
pinakone
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pinakothek
pinakotheks
pinalite
pinane
pinanediol
pinang

Literary usage of Pinafore

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1. The Victrola Book of the Opera: Stories of the Operas with Illustrations by Samuel Holland Rous, Victor Talking Machine Company (1921)
"Sullivan's "pinafore" music was composed while the composer was ... Time and Place: The Scene is laid on the Quarterdeck of "HMS pinafore" Time, 1878. ..."

2. The Victor Book of the Opera by Henry William Simon (1915)
"aT SCENE FROM pinafore HMS pinafore OR THE LASS THAT LOVED A SAILOR COMIC ... Time and Place : The scene is laid on the quarterdeck of"HMS pinafore"; lime, ..."

3. The Victor Book of the Opera: Stories of One Hundred Operas with Five by Samuel Holland Rous, Victor Talking Machine Company (1913)
"Baritone CAPTAIN CORCORAN, Commanding " HMS pinafore " Baritone RALPH RACKSTRAW ... Time and Place : The scene Is laid on the quarterdeck of "HMS pinafore"; ..."

4. The Standard Operas, Their Plots and Their Music by George Putnam Upton (1914)
"S. pinafore; or, The Lass that Loved a Sailor," . comic opera in two acts, text by Gilbert, was first produced at the Opera Comique, London, May 28, 1878, ..."

5. Representative British Dramas: Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"Then give three cheers, and one cheer more, For the hardy Captain of the pinafore ! CAPTAIN. I do my best to satisfy you all — ALL. ..."

6. Gilbert and Sullivan and Their Operas: With Recollections and Anecdotes of D by François Cellier, Cunningham Bridgeman (1914)
"This was simply owing to the fact that Mr. D'Oyly Carte's touring company happened at the time to be playing " HMS pinafore " at Torquay, to which town ..."

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