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"Overall" is an adjective which is often translated as "total", and "dungarees" is a plural noun which is often translated as "el overol". Learn more about the difference between "overall" and "dungarees" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (complete)
a. total
What are the overall dimensions of the plot?¿Cuál es el tamaño total de la parcela?
b. global
The overall cost of the building was below the estimate.El coste global del edificio fue menor al del presupuesto.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (generally)
a. en general
Overall, the teachers in this school are very nice.En general, los profesores de este colegio son muy agradables.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (clothing) (United Kingdom)
a. la bata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She put on her overall and started doing the dishes.Se puso la bata y empezó a lavar los platos.
overalls
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (trousers with a bib)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el overol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
My daughter loves her purple overalls.A mi hija le encanta su overol morado.
b. el peto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The farmers wore overalls and straw hats.Los granjeros llevaron petos y sombreros de paja.
c. el mameluco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have to wear a shirt with your overalls.Tienes que llevar una camisa con tu mameluco.
5. (smock worn over regular clothes) (United Kingdom)
a. el overol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The electrician was wearing grey overalls.El eléctrico traía un overol gris.
b. el mono
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The firemen put on their yellow overalls.Los bomberos se pusieron sus monos amarillos.
c. el mameluco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Southern Cone)
The mechanic's overalls were stained with oil.El mecánico tenía el mameluco manchado de aceite.
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dungarees
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (workwear)
a. el overol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The mechanic took a wrench out of the pocket of his dungarees.El mecánico sacó una llave inglesa del bolsillo de su overol.
b. mameluco
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
He took off his grease-stained dungarees and put them to wash.Se quitó el mameluco manchado de grasa y lo puso a lavar.
c. el mono
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
A cleaner in a pair of faded dungarees was mopping the floor.Un limpiador vestido con un mono desteñido fregaba el piso.
2. (casualwear)
a. el pantalón de peto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fashion designer has included dungarees in his latest collection.El diseñador de modas incluyó pantalones de peto en su última colección.
b. el peto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The baby looks so cute in those pink dungarees.La bebé se ve preciosa con ese peto rosado.
c. el jardinero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(River Plate)
Mom made me some dungarees when I was 12 that I absolutely hated.Cuando tenía 12 años, Mamá me hizo un jardinero que detestaba.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(jeans)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. los vaqueros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Carl was wearing his usual dungarees and plaid shirt.Carl llevaba sus vaqueros de costumbre con camisa escocesa.
b. los jeans
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Don't think you're going to the restaurant in those dungarees.No creas que vas a ir al restaurante con esos jeans.
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