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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 previewThe Birth of Cool (2016)

Style Narratives of the African Diaspora by Carol Tulloch

Therefore the apron is a definitive marker of an official form of work dress. On a prosaic level, the apron is a barrier worn on top of clothing to protect the wearer from dirt or injury. Overall, the apron is a conduit of engagement in work.

Google previewThe Paddock: The Heart of the Racetrack (2013)

by T.A. Landers

The track apron is a paved area located on the ground level between the outer railing of the main track and the main buildings of the clubhouse and grandstand. The track apron is an excellent area to view the horses during the post parade ...

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, ...

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 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 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 previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of World Costume (2011)

by Doreen Yarwood

Apron A garment with a long history, worn for four chief purposes: as protection for the clothes beneath, as a decorative feature, as part of a traditional or regional dress, and to indicate particular status. Protective aprons were worn by both men ...

Google previewThe Complete Wizard of Oz (Includes Encyclopedia of Oz and Biography of L. Frank Baum) (2016)

by BookCaps, L. Frank Baum

The Lace Apron Chapter 7 “Now,” said the Canary, in a tone more brisk than before, “we may talk together more freely, as Mrs. Yoop cannot hear us. Perhaps we can figure out away to escape.” “Open!” said Woot the Monkey, still facing the ...

Google previewDonna Kooler's Encyclopedia of Sewing (2009)

by Donna Kooler

Hand or machine stitch hem L o w e r edg e Deep Pocket Chef ́s Apron One size Pocket facing Cut 1 Enlarge 200% 192 Fold Deep Pocket Chef ́s Apron One size Over apron. 4. Pull the basting threads to slightly gather the end of each tie, ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Costume (2013)

by James R. Planche

A r The leathern apron worn by smiths, ...

Google previewDictionary of Homonyms (2007)

by David Rothwell

apron In normal usage, an apron is an article of dress, normally worn in the kitchen or workshop in ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Clothing & Personal Adornment - Clothing & Personal Adornment (2009)

necktie Long narrow strip of fabric placed under the shirt collar and knotted; the front apron, usually wider than the rear one, makes the shirt more attractive. ascot tie Wide necktie with pleats that narrow the part that goes around the neck; it is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing Around the World (2013)

by Jill Condra

There are three main types: first the apron costume, marked by the presence of one or two aprons; the soukman costume, distinguished by a tunic-like garment; and the saya costume, marked by a coatlike overdress. All of these garments were ...

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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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