• Generally; with everything considered.


  • 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.
  • A garment, worn for manual labor, with an integral covering extending to the chest, supported by straps.


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

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