Also called slipover. a garment, especially a sweater, that must be drawn over the head to be put on.
designed to be put on by being drawn over the head.
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How to use pullover in a sentence
This tissue-thin pullover fits the bill, with minimalist features like a single chest pocket and streamlined hood adjustment.
There are no pads, no fuss, and it features an easy pullover design as well.Save 25% Sitewide at Adidas This Memorial Day Weekend | Daniel Modlin | May 28, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Styles include the Anorak—a pullover you’ve seen in many Jazzercise videos, a bucket hat, and a tote, all perfect for summer.The Best New Launches From Brooklinen, L.L. Bean, and More | Daniel Modlin | May 14, 2021 | The Daily Beast
I wore dozens of different styles to get here, ranging from highly technical soft shells to heavy-duty hemp pullovers, and ended up winnowing the candidates down to simple cotton or cotton-hybrid pieces.
It’s available in over a dozen colors and features a simple slip-on pullover design that eliminates the need for hook-and-loop or buckle fastening.
That notorious blue pullover Christie sported for weeks as a symbol of his commitment to Hurricane Sandy relief.
In general, Mrs. Romney tends towards pullover sweaters and pushed-up sleeves, preppy skirts, easy blazers and tousled hair.Ann Romney's Milk-and-Cookies Style Emphasizes Mitt's Softer Side | Robin Givhan | December 20, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was wearing (along with solid-looking jeans and a navy pullover) a pair of Red Wing boots.
These 20 rows complete Border for lower edge of pullover, cuffs and boat neck.Beehive for Bairns, Vol. 2 | Various
Young Mrs. Wiley looked especially pretty in a pleated jade sports skirt, a white pullover sweater, a jade beret on her fair hair.Old Mr. Wiley | Fanny Greye La Spina
British Dictionary definitions for pullover (1 of 2)
a garment, esp a sweater, that is pulled on over the head
British Dictionary definitions for pull over (2 of 2)
(intr) (of a motor vehicle, driver, etc) to halt at the side of the road
(tr) (of a police officer) to instruct (the driver of a motor vehicle) to halt at the side of the road
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Other Idioms and Phrases with pullover
Bring a vehicle to the side of the road; also, instruct a motorist to stop. For example, We pulled over to ask a passerby for directions, or The state trooper pulled the speeding motorist over. [First half of 1900s]
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