noun Date: 1869 a skirt worn over another skirt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Overskirt — O ver*skirt , n. An upper skirt, shorter than the dress, and usually draped. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overskirt — ☆ overskirt [ō′vər skʉrt΄ ] n. an outer skirt …   English World dictionary

  • overskirt — /oh veuhr skerrt /, n. 1. an outer skirt. 2. a skirt worn over the skirt of a dress and caught up or draped to reveal it. [1865 70, Amer.; OVER + SKIRT] * * * …   Universalium

  • overskirt — noun A skirt worn visibly, especially over another layer, such as a petticoat …   Wiktionary

  • overskirt — adj. skirt worn over a second skirt or another piece of clothing (often draped in a manner that reveals the clothing underneath) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overskirt — noun an outer skirt forming a second layer over a skirt or dress …   English new terms dictionary

  • overskirt — o•ver•skirt [[t]ˈoʊ vərˌskɜrt[/t]] n. clo a skirt worn over another skirt and often revealing it in some way, as by draping • Etymology: 1865–70, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • overskirt — /ˈoʊvəskɜt/ (say ohvuhskert) noun 1. an outer skirt. 2. a skirt worn over the skirt of a dress …   Australian English dictionary

  • overskirt — n. an outer or second skirt …   Useful english dictionary

  • 1650-1700 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1650 1700 in Western European clothing is characterised by rapid change. Following the end of the Thirty Years War and the Restoration of England s Charles II, military influences in men s clothing were replaced by a brief… …   Wikipedia

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