Meaning of pinafore


Pronunciation: (pin'u-fôr", -fōr"), [key]
— n.
  1. a child's apron, usually large enough to cover the dress and sometimes trimmed with flounces.
  2. a woman's sleeveless garment derived from it, low-necked, tying or buttoning in the back, and worn as an apron or as a dress, usually over a blouse, a sweater, or another dress.
    1. a large apron worn by adults.
    2. a sleeveless smock.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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