boilersuit vs overall what difference

what is difference between boilersuit and overall

English

Noun

boilersuit (plural boilersuits)

  1. Alternative spelling of boiler suit

Anagrams

  • Boutiliers


English

Etymology

From Middle English overall, overal, from Old English ofer eall, ofer ealle (over all), equivalent to over +‎ all. Compare Saterland Frisian oural, uural (everywhere), West Frisian oeral (everywhere), Dutch overal (everywhere), German Low German overall, överall (everywhere; all over), German überall (all over; everywhere), Danish overalt (everywhere), Swedish överallt (everywhere; overall).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) (adjective, adverb) IPA(key): /ˌəʊvəɹˈɔːl/
  • (UK) (noun) IPA(key): /ˈəʊvəɹɔːl/
  • (US) (adjective, adverb) IPA(key): /ˌoʊvɚˈɔl/
  • (US) (noun) IPA(key): /ˈoʊvɚɔl/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːl

Adjective

overall (comparative more overall, superlative most overall)

  1. All-encompassing, all around.

Synonyms

  • big, entire, total, whole; see also Thesaurus:entire
  • exhaustive, thorough; see also Thesaurus:comprehensive

Translations

Adverb

overall (not comparable)

  1. Generally; with everything considered.

Synonyms

  • all things considered; see also Thesaurus:mostly

Translations

Noun

overall (plural overalls)

  1. (Britain) A garment worn over other clothing to protect it; a coverall or boiler suit. A garment, for manual labor or for casual wear, often made of a single piece of fabric, with long legs and a bib upper, supported from the shoulders with straps, and having several large pockets and loops for carrying tools.
  2. (in the plural, US) A garment, worn for manual labor, with an integral covering extending to the chest, supported by straps.

Synonyms

  • overslop
  • slop

Translations

Further reading

  • overall in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • overall in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Anagrams

  • all over, all-over, allover, valerol

Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from English overall, from over + all.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔvɛˈroːl/, /ɔvɛˈral/, /ʊvɛˈroːl/, /ʊvɛˈral/

Noun

overall c

  1. a coverall

Declension

References

  • overall in Nationalencyklopedin (needs an authorization fee).

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