- loose, sturdy trousers, usually with a bib or biblike piece to which shoulder straps are attached, originally worn over other trousers to protect them, as by factory workers or farmers.
- long waterproof leggings.
How to use overall in a sentence
The collection includes kimono capes and hand woven jump overalls.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Improbably, the only disguise used by this tall, burly imposing man was to wear worker's overalls.Mandela, My Source: One Journalist’s Memory of Clandestine Meetings|Benjamin Pogrund|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was still in company overalls, his face and hands stained with crude.The Myths of Matthew Shepard’s Infamous Death|Stephen Jimenez|September 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The cowboys were dressed in bib overalls, which just about killed my father.Larry McMurtry: How I Write|Noah Charney|April 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
My Grandfather frequently wore overalls as a farmer in rural Nebraska.Dear Justin Bieber: You're Way Less Classy than White Trash|Justin Green|November 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She wore overalls and high boots, and the night braid of her hair was twisted several times round her throat.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
When he and Bill finally shed their borrowed overalls and caps, the garage lights were on, and the lot behind the shop was dusky.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
He pictured Maizie as wearing overalls, a man's shirt with the tail out, a big slouch hat, and buckskin gloves.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
He had taken care to remove from the box of clothing his sheepskin, his loose coat with a hood, and his waterproof overalls.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
Silk socks and overalls were probably a part of some whim; they certainly added picturesqueness to the scene.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson