- work clothes, overalls, etc., of blue denim.
- blue jeans.
Origin of dungaree
Examples from the Web for dungaree
He was dressed in a pea-jacket and dungaree pants, but had no boots.Rdan The Devil And Other Stories|Louis Becke
I refer, of course, to that bird which our shipmates denominate "dungaree chicken."In Eastern Seas|J. J. Smith
When he arrived again at Walkley's mansion he found the verandah crowded with correspondents in khaki, duck, dungaree and flannel.Wounds in the rain|Stephen Crane
Dave Darrin quickly divested himself of his dungaree working clothes, then stripped entirely, going under a shower bath.Dave Darrin on the Asiatic Station|H. Irving Hancock
Clad only in dungaree trousers and singlet, I go below, on watch.An Ocean Tramp|William McFee
British Dictionary definitions for dungaree
- a suit of workman's overalls made of this material consisting of trousers with a bib attached
- a casual garment resembling this, usually worn by women or children
Word Origin for dungaree
Word Origin and History for dungaree
1610s, dongerijns, from Hindi dungri "coarse calico," from the name of a village, now one of the quarters of Bombay.