[ poo l-oh-ver ]
/ ˈpʊlˌoʊ vər /


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.

Origin of pullover

First recorded in 1870–75; noun, adj. use of verb phrase pull over
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British Dictionary definitions for pullover


/ (ˈpʊlˌəʊvə) /


a garment, esp a sweater, that is pulled on over the head
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