overall

An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
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).
adverb
2. (generally)
a. en general
Overall, the teachers in this school are very nice.En general, los profesores de este colegio son muy agradables.
3. (in total)
a. en total
The article attracted a lot of negative publicity and we received 297 complaints overall.El artículo generó mucha publicidad negativa y recibimos 297 quejas en total.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (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).
(F)
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
5. (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).
(M)
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).
(M)
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).
(M)
You have to wear a shirt with your overalls.Tienes que llevar una camisa con tu mameluco.
6. (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).
(M)
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).
(M)
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).
(M)
(Southern Cone)
The mechanic's overalls were stained with oil.El mecánico tenía el mameluco manchado de aceite.
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overall
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (boiler suit) (United Kingdom)
a. el mono (de trabajo)
(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).
(M)
b. 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).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (dungarees)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. 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).
(M)
b. 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).
(M)
(Southern Cone)
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overall
[ˈəʊvərɔːl]
adjective
[+study, view] de conjunto; global; [+width, length, cost] total
overall dimensions (Aut) dimensiones (f) exteriores; what was your overall impression? ¿cuál fue tu impresión general?
[ˌəʊvərˈɔːl]
adverb
en conjunto; en su totalidad
overall, we are well pleased en términos generales estamos muy contentos
[ˈəʊvərɔːl]
modifier
overall [ˈəʊvərɔːl]
noun
1 especially (Britain) (protective overcoat) guardapolvo (m); bata (f)
a chemist/lab assistant dressed in a white overall
2 overalls (Britain) (boiler suit) mono (m); (Esp) overol (m); (LAm) (US) (dungarees) peto (m); (Esp) overol (m); (LAm) mameluco (m); (S. Cone)
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