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Apron appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Red, I had an apron or a belt, taciturn in a matey level yet a man in rut: I, cattle baron or panada hider.
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The word apron is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun apron

What does apron mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aprons

  1. a garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic term: protective garment = clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
    • parts:
      • apron string = a cord used to tie an apron at the waist
      • bib = top part of an apron
  2. (golf) the part of the fairway leading onto the green
    • domain: golf / golf game
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • more generic terms: land site / site = the piece of land on which something is located
    • part of: fairway = the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short
  3. the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of apron: forestage / proscenium
    • more generic word: stage = a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience
    • part of: theater stage / theatre stage = a stage in a theater on which actors can perform
    • parts:
      • footlights = theater light at the front of a stage that illuminate the set and actors
      • prompter's box / prompt box = a booth projecting above the floor in the front of a stage where the prompter sits
  4. a paved surface where aircraft stand while not being used

Alternative definition of the noun apron


  1. An article of clothing worn over the front of the torso and/or legs for protection from spills.
  2. A hard surface bordering a structure or area.
  3. The paved area of an airport.
  4. The spreading end of a driveway.
  5. The paved area below the yellow line on a race track.
  6. The portion of a stage extending towards the audience beyond the proscenium arch in a theatre.
  7. The sides of a tree’s canopy.

Specialised definition of the noun apron

Glossary of sports / boxing

that part of a boxing ring that extends beyond the ropes (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

Glossary of sports / golf

the part of the fairway just in front of the green (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

the area of grass surrounding the putting surface; also known as the fringe

Glossary of sports / motorsports / auto racing

in INDYCAR and NASCAR racing, the paved portion of a racetrack that separates the racing surface from the infield


Apron is a musical group.


"Apron" is a musical album of Apron.

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Apron: An apron is a raised section of ornamental stonework below a window ledge, stone tablet, or monument.

Phrases with Apron

Phrases starting with the word Apron:

  1. apron string
  2. Apron Flashing
  3. Apron-String Hold

Phrases ending with the word Apron:

  1. Aspro Apron
  2. Butcher's Apron
  3. Species Aspro Apron

Other phrase containing the word Apron:

  1. Loosen the Apron Strings

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Apron

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Google previewBlack & Decker The Complete Guide to DIY Projects for Luxurious Living (2008)

Adding Style & Elegancce with Showcase Features You Can Build by Jerri Farris

MAKE THE APRON The apron is a frame that holds the legs securely at the corners and supports the tabletops. The apron is actually a frame within a frame, made from strong, solid oak on the outside with a less expensive pine liner and filler ...

Google previewThe Gopher Tortoise (2004)

A Life History by Patricia Sawyer Ashton, Ray E. Ashton

The apron is the dirt that has been piled in front of the burrow mouth. Most tortoise burrows have aprons, but some aprons are very small when the burrow is in soils with lots of shell or rock, such as on coastal beaches or in limerock areas.

Google previewDental Radiography - E-Book (2013)

Principles and Techniques by Joen Iannucci, Laura Jansen Howerton

Lead Apron The lead apron is a flexible shield ...

Google previewVoice of Masonry and Tidings from the Craft (1867)

The Apron is a stone color, having a pocket in the centre; the movable part ...

Google previewPilot's Guide to ATC (2008)

by David Harrison

The apron is that part of an aerodrome provided for the stationing of aircraft for the embarkation of passengers, the loading and unloading of cargo, refuelling and for parking. With respect to ground movements, MATS Part 1 states: An air traffic ...

Google previewThe Better Angels of Our Nature (2010)

Freemasonry in the American Civil War by Michael A. Halleran

Macoy, writing in 1870, stated that the American Blue Lodge “Apron is a pure white lambskin, 15 inches wide and 13 inches deep, ...

Google previewA Practical Course in Wooden Boat and Ship Building (2015)

The Fundamental Principles and Practical Methods Described in Detail by Richard Gaasbeck

The apron is the upper member of the stem on the inboard side of the boat. It is intended to strengthen the stem and afford wood for the reception of the outside planking and the heels of the foremost timber. Deadwood.—The deadwood is the ...

Google previewA Cyclopaedia of Costume Or Dictionary of Dress, Including Notices of Contemporaneous Fashions on the Continent: The dictionary (1876)

by James Robinson Planché

APRON, A PORN E, N APRON. (From nappe, cloth, French ; or, according to some, from ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Freemasonry and Its Kindred Sciences ... (1905)

Containing Also an Addendum, Giving the Results of Subsequent Study, Research and Discovery to the Present Time, and a Self-pronouncing Dictionary by Albert Gallatin Mackey, Charles Thompson McClenachan

Apron. There is no one of the symbols of Speculative Masonry more important in its teachings, or more interesting in its history, than the lambskin, or white leather apron. Commencing its lessons at an early period in the Mason's progress, it is ...

Google previewDictionary of Newfoundland English (1990)

by George Morley Story, W. J. Kirwin, John David Allison Widdowson

A leather, canvas or oil-skin apron, reaching from breast to knees, worn when catching fish or esp when processing the catch ashore; hence a homemade domestic apron. [(c!710) 1895 PROWSE 22 A View of a Stage & also ye manner of ...

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Quotes about Apron

An excuse is nearer to a woman than her apron.
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Scrabble value of A1P3R1O1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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