Tom Sykes examines the evidence: a pair of Doc Martens, some dungarees, and that infamous scrunchie.
Hard to get more can-do blue collar than a steel-town mayor in dungarees.
Look at me—I had a singlet an' a pair of dungarees when I landed on the beach in T'yti, an' look at me now!
Ralph stood at the wheel shivering, clad in a suit of dungarees.
From the wing-struts we transferred to a Navy dory, manned by enlisted men commanded by a blank-faced ensign in dungarees.
The men went about in their undershirts and dungarees, barefooted.
I slipped into the lavatory, hastily doffed my glad rags, and climbed into flannel and dungarees once more.
But the fists he carried in the pockets of his dungarees bulged like coconuts, and his hairy arms were looped brown cables.
The experienced prefer tough, ordinary clothes like dungarees and denim shirts.
He drew a fountain-pen from a pocket beneath his dungarees and the girl found a piece of paper in one of the table drawers.
1610s, dongerijns, from Hindi dungri "coarse calico," from the name of a village, now one of the quarters of Bombay.