What does the word pinafore mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A long sleeveless apron.

Usage examples for pinafore

  1. " I heard you singing Pinafore," cried Kentish, cheerily. – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  2. Klaasje stamped her foot, but the beautiful vision still shone before her and hurriedly and passionately she scrabbled them into her little pinafore. – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  3. Wilmet was in effect making him and Angela presentable as to the hands, face, hair, and pinafore, and appeared carrying the one and leading the other, who never having closely inspected any one in a riding- habit before, hung back, whispering to know whether 'that man was a woman. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge