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What is "Pinafore" - Definition & Explanation

Originally used to protect dresses from dirt, it was adopted as a fashion piece and worn as a sleeveless dress or over a blouse.
A sleeveless garment that looks like an apron, usually worn by young girls.
Jumper: a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing.
A sleeveless usually low-necked garment fastened in the back and worn as an apron or dress,
A pinafore is a sleeveless garment worn as an apron.

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