- a large apron worn by adults.
- a sleeveless smock.
Origin of pinafore
Related Words for pinaforesmock, gown, frock, attire, garb, uniform, apparel, costume, suit, wardrobe, robe, skirt, ensemble, cover, shield, accouterment, drape, habiliment, covering, shift
Examples from the Web for pinafore
Historical Examples of pinafore
"I am sorry for her," said Henry, rubbing the sleeve of his pinafore across his eyes.The Fairchild Family
Mary Martha Sherwood
It was creeping about like an old baby, and had on a little frock and pinafore.
We'll sail in the 'Pinafore,' and come home with our pockets full of money.Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag, Vol. 5
Louisa M. Alcott
His frock set off this petted appearance—it gave you the idea of a pinafore on him.Little Novels of Italy
Maurice Henry Hewlett
"Give it to me," cried the Prince; and reaching after it, he hid it under his pinafore.The Little Lame Prince
Dinah Maria Mulock