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Dungaree is typically associated with working clothes, here seen on female mechanics working on a Texan trainer during the Second World War.

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From Hindi डूंगरी (ḍūṅgrī, coarse calico), from the name of a village.

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dungarees pl (normally plural, singular dungaree)

  1. Heavy denim pants or trousers, usually with bib and braces, worn especially as work clothing.
    Helen donned a pair of faded dungarees and grabbed her knapsack before rushing off to school.

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