- 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 cowboys were dressed in bib overalls, which just about killed my father.
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