underskirt

[uhn-der-skurt]

noun

a skirt, as a petticoat, worn under another skirt or a dress.

Nearby words

  1. underside,
  2. undersign,
  3. undersigned,
  4. undersize,
  5. undersized,
  6. undersleeve,
  7. underslung,
  8. undersoil,
  9. undersparred,
  10. underspend

Origin of underskirt

First recorded in 1860–65; under- + skirt

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British Dictionary definitions for underskirt

underskirt

noun

any skirtlike garment worn under a skirt
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